Top News—Alumni: Related Content

Showing content tagged with this term.

Article

Bennington Writing Seminars alum Katy Simpson Smith MFA '13 has been appointed Eudora Welty Chair for Southern Literature at Millsaps College.

Article

In addition to teaching Spanish and French at Yarmouth High School in Yarmouth, ME, Emily Davison MA '07 also tutors for another group of students: the Boston Red Sox.

Article

Shortly after sculpture Maren Hassinger ’69 finished graduate school, she sat in her studio in Los Angeles and set the tone for her future.

Article

Immersive entertainment studio RYOT, led by co-founder and CEO Bryn Mooser ’01, is partnering with Vice on a new series of documentaries.

Article

The Constant Springs Residence, designed by Kevin Alter ’85, was featured as the cover story in the March/April issue of Dwell.

Article

A new show at Usdan Gallery opens June 28. Vital Curiosity draws connections with other exhibitions in the region this summer, and marks the arrival of a new director and curator for the gallery.

Article

Cosmo Whyte '05 has been named a winner of The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia's 2018-19 Working Artist Project Fellowship, along with artists Myra Greene and Krista Clark.

Article

At Bennington, scientific education includes hands-on research, faculty mentorship, and ample opportunity to explore questions both within a chosen discipline and beyond.

Article

Kroll & Co. Entertainment has acquired the film rights to The Feral Detective, the upcoming novel from Jonathan Lethem '86.

Article

New roles, new readings, the Tony Awards, and The Last O.G. See where you can spot Bennington drama alumni this summer! 

Article

Many playwrights consider the theater and its network of artists as a home and family. For Lily Houghton ’17, however, this notion is particularly literal.

Article

Lily Houghton '17 has received an emerging playwright commission from Seattle Repertory Theatre's the Other Season.

Article

A play by Sean-Patrick O’Brien ’14 received an Honorable Mention in the American Playwright Foundation’s 2017 Relentless Awards.

Article

Carlos Mendez-Dorantes ’15 was one of 60 students nationwide to be awarded a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. 

Article

The Passion of Marta, the second novel from Caren Umbarger '76, was named a 2017 Silver Winner for the Nautilus Book Awards for Fiction: Self-Published & Small Press.

Article

Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale) and Michael Stuhlbarg (Call Me By Your Name) have been cast in the feature film Shirley, adapted from the novel by Susan Scarf Merrell MFA '09.

 

 

Article

The Chocolate Factory Theater, founded by Executive Director Sheila Lewandowski ’97 and Artistic Director Brian Rogers ’95, has been a staple of the Queens arts scene since its first season in 2005.

Article

In March, Woodbury Grant recipient Martha Grover ’02 returned to Bennington as a visiting ceramics artist.

Article

When Morgan Jerkins MFA ’16 graduated from Princeton, she expected to get a job as an editorial assistant in New York City, be serendipitously discovered, and be launched into literary stardom.

Article

The latest book from journalist, food reform advocate, and award-winning author Michael Pollan '76 will explore how mind-altering psychedelics might be used to treat depression, anxiety, and addiction.

Article

Amber Wheeler Bacon MFA '18 is an honoree of Epiphany Lit Mag's inaugural Breakout 8 award for emerging writers. 

Article

Poet and Bennington Writing Seminars alum Amy Gerstler MFA '00 has been awarded a prestigious 2018 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.

Article

The latest tour of electronic/folk duo Sylvan Esso, featuring vocalist-songwriter Amelia Meath '10, includes a sold-out show at MassMoCA on March 31.

Article

Once an S.E.C. regulator, now thriving as a lawyer for whistle-blowers, Jordan Thomas '92 has built one of the top legal practices in the country defending those who expose corporate wrongdoing. 

Article

How do we move forward when the past looms unreasonably large?

Article

In honor of composer Joan Tower ’61 and her 80th birthday, New England Conservatory featured her music during the month of February.

Article

This Will be My Undoing, an essay collection by Morgan Jerkins MFA ’16, debuted at #7 on The New York Times bestseller list.

Article

Carole Ione Lewis '59 recently premiered a major opera work in New York entitled The Nubian Word for Flowers; A Phantom Opera, written and directed by Lewis with music and sound design by her partner, the late Pauline Oliveros, a composer and pioneer in American electronic music.

Article

Sibyl Kempson '95 is the recipient of the 2018 PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award for an American Playwright in Mid-career.

Article

Fran Antmann ’69 recently published Maya Healers: A Thousand Dreams (Nirala Publications, 2017).