Bennington Magazine

Nitro Mountain img
Lee Clay Johnson ’07 (Knopf, May 2016)
Scary Old Sex img
Arlene Heyman ’63 (Bloomsbury, March 2016)
The Loved Ones img
Mary-Beth Hughes, former MFA in Writing faculty member (Atlantic Monthly Press, June 2015)
The Imperial Wife img
Irina Reyn MFA ’06 (Thomas Dunne Books, July 2016)
The Nest img
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney MFA '13 (HarperLuxe, March 2016)
The Lost Girls img
Heather Young MFA ’11 (William Morrow, July 2016)
Kingdoms in the Air img
Bob Shacochis, MFA in Writing faculty member (Grove Press, June 2016)
The Kite and the String: How to Write with Spontaneity and Control—And Live to Tell the Tale img
Alice Mattison, MFA in Writing faculty member (Viking, August 2016)
Roll Deep img
Major Jackson, MFA in Writing faculty member (W.W. Norton & Company, 2015)
The Queen of the Night img
Alexander Chee, former MFA in Writing faculty member(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, February 2016)
Nobody's Son img
Mark Slouka, visiting faculty member in the MFA in writing program(W.W. Norton & Company, October, 2016)
Atlas Obscura img
Dylan Thuras '04, Ella Morton & Joshua Foer(Workman Publishing Company, September, 2016)
“Tense, disturbing, impressive. . . .”
The Wall Street Journal
“Frank tales… fierce candor” The New Yorker
“Hughes’s prose is elusive, allusive, artful, intriguing and infuriating.” The New York Times Sunday Book Review
“...a master of creating realistic and nuanced female characters.” The Washington Post
" addictive, poignant read ” The Los Angeles Time
“For all the beauty of Young’s writing, her novel is a dark one, full of pain and loss.” The New York Times Sunday Book Review
“ collection of magazine writing from 1989 to today.” Los Angeles Times
“A book-length master class that draws on years of teaching” The Atlantic
"A remixed Odyssey whose speaker ‘rolls deep’ the same way Odysseus did as he worried and warred far from home, by staying true to where he’s from."
The New York Times Book Review
"...the rare historical novel in which the setting may be old, but the writing makes everything feel brand new." Esquire
"With sensitivity and grace, Selouka descends deep into the chaos of his parents' lives." The New York Times
"A magical world of wonders [on] the printed page." The Associated Press