Johanna Ely

Mary Eichbauer

Lisa Reynolds

Linda Hastings

Carolyn Plath

​​​​How to get involved with Ben Lit:

Attend Readings and Events       Become a Member/Donate

Subscribe to our Newsletter        Submit Original Work

Call for Submissions:

Benicia Literary Arts welcomes submissions of manuscripts of previously unpublished fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. No matter what the genre, we value focus and clarity of vision, deep thinking, good writing, and a sense of orientation in time and place. Only complete, or nearly complete, works will be accepted. Please inquire before sending complete manuscripts. Send a synopsis or description of the work in 500 words or less to Mary Eichbauer, Editor in Chief, at


Check out our teams and/or suggest interest areas you'd like to see added to Ben Lit:

Activities/Events Team –                 Book Club –                Manuscript Review –