Announcing BOMB’s Managing Editor: Benjamin Samuel

Benjamin Samuel Small

“I’ve admired BOMB Magazine and its contributions to the creative community for years, so I’m especially proud to join a team that’s dedicated to amplifying the voices of both new and established artists and writers.”

Benjamin Samuel has worked in the non-profit and independent literary community for over ten years. Previously, he was the Managing Editor of Restless Books, the Director of Programs of the National Book Foundation, and an editor at Electric Literature, where he co-founded Recommended Reading.

Samuel also teaches writing in the Narrative Medicine graduate program at Columbia University and serves on committees for the National Book Foundation and the Brooklyn Book Festival. He has an MFA from Brooklyn College, and his writing has been published by McSweeney’s, Lit Hub, Crime Reads, Publishers Weekly, Men’s Journal, InsideHook, and Guernica

George Saunders by Sam Lipsyte
George Saunders Bomb 01
Dreams Are Instruments of Liberation: José Eduardo Agualusa Interviewed by Bibi Deitz
Society Of Reluctant Dreamers by José Eduardo Agualusa

On interviewing revolutionaries, writing from photographs, and collaborating with translators.

Josephine Decker’s Shirley by Lincoln Michel
Em 19 Shirley Em Oy Lighter

It’s rare for a short story to cause a ruckus, and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” is one of the few exceptions.

Ig Main Announcement

Join BOMB and our literary contributors every Friday at 5PM ET on Instagram Live.