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Benjamin Swett
Portrait of Benjamin Swett

Benjamin Swett is a writer and photographer whose books include Route 22 (Quantuck Lane Press, 2007) and New York City of Trees (Quantuck Lane, 2013), winner of the New York City Book Award for Photography. His recent essays have appeared in Salmagundi, Orion, AGNIPrism International, and Fiction. His photographs are in private and public collections, including The Museum of the City of New York. “The Beauty of the Camera,” in AGNI 97, is the title essay of a new collection forthcoming from New York Review Books in 2024. He teaches undergraduate creative writing at The City College of New York. (updated 4/2023)

AGNI has published the following work:

The Beauty of the Camera
AGNI 97 Print Only
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