BENIG, Irving. American, b. 1944. Genres: Novels. Career: Schoolteacher in Brooklyn, NY, 1967-71; Avon Books, NYC, editor, 1971-72; advertising executive, NYC, 1972-84; business executive, NYC, 1984-. Publications: The Children: Poems and Prose of Bedford-Stuyvesant (children's anthology), 1971; The Messiah Stones (novel), 1995. Address: c/o Barbara Lowenstein, Lowenstein Associates Inc., 121 West 27th St. Suite 601, New York, NY 10001, U.S.A.