Her favorite tale from her new book of short stories is about a woman whose ogre husband ends up devouring their children. Lucky for Aimee Bender, who gave birth to girl and boy twins in May, she writes only fiction. Read… more>
Even a cognoscente of the written word like Aimee Bender admits the difficulty in communicating feelings.
In her new novel, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (Random House), the professor of English in USC College… more>
Professor, mentor, magician with words -- Aimee Bender is all of these. She's also a friend; not just to me, her undergraduate student for more than a year, but to all of her students, to whom she is staggeringly devoted. The… more>