BACHE, Ellyn. Also writes as E. M. J. Benjamin. American. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Plays/Screenplays, Social commentary. Career: Novelist, editor, and journalist. Publications: Culture Clash, 1982; The Value of Kindness (short stories), 1993. NOVELS: Safe Passage, 1988; Festival Fire Season, 1992; The Activist's Daughter, 1997; (as E.M.J. Benjamin) Takedown (for teens), 1999; Holiday Miracles, 2001.