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Dispatches From a Messy Desk

Dispatches from a Messy Desk is Ginger Bensman’s website and personal blog. Here you’ll find reviews, opinions, issues, stories, photos, travel entries, and, from time to time, some talk about writing.

My goal is to contemplate, share, celebrate and incite thoughtful discussion.


About Me

I was awarded a Ph.D. in Human Development from the University of Maine in Orono in 1993 and spent 25 years directing programs for at-risk children and their struggling families. But I was always a writer too, even when there were only corners and patches of time and taking those moments for writing felt like I was stealing. Now I happily write whenever I want (whenever I’m not reading or gardening or watching my grandsons grow).

I live in Salem, Oregon with my husband Walt.