Bennington Magazine

Image of Swell by Jill Eisenstadt ’85
Jill Eisenstadt ’85 (Lee Boudreaux Books, June 2017)
Image of Stand Up and Sing!: Pete Seeger, Folk Music, and the Path to Justice by Susanna Reich ’75
Susanna Reich ’75 (Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books, March 2017)
Image of Blue Money by Janet Capron ’69
Janet Capron ’69 (The Unnamed Press, June 2017)
Image of How Do I Explain This to My Kids:  Parenting in the Age of Trump, Introduction by Dr. Ava Heyman Siegler ’59
Introduction by Dr. Ava Heyman Siegler ’59 (The New Press, July 2017)
Image of I’m the One Who Got Away by Andrea Jarrell MFA ’01
Andrea Jarrell MFA ’01 ( She Writes Press, September 2017)
Image of Making the Mark by Mirka Prazak, faculty member
Mirka Prazak, faculty member (Ohio University Press, August 2016)
Image of The Assassination of Fred Hampton by Jeffrey Haas MFA ’07
Jeffrey Haas MFA ’07 (Chicago Review Press, November 2009)
Image of Dietland by Sarai Walker MFA ’03
Sarai Walker MFA ’03 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, May 2015)
“Rockaway Beach is granted the sort of soulful reflection that knocks you flat…” New York Times Book Review
“The ‘We Shall Overcome’ songwriter’s legacy spans decades, and this will surely help a new generation understand his fervor and still-relevant message.”
“A bracing personal narrative set against the backdrop of a simpler New York.” The National Book Review
“An overriding debate in this collection is over how forthright to be with children about the president’s proclivities and prejudices.” The Washington Post
“ of the most buzzed-about books of fall... [a] brave and vulnerable memoir—the author’s first—that touches on themes of family, love and survival.”
Today Show
“Making the Mark provides a richly detailed grass-roots perspective of the procedure (and of male circumcision) among the Kuria people in southern Kenya.” The Washington Post
The Assassination of Fred Hampton by Jeffrey Haas MFA ’07 is being developed into a movie directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, The Equalizer, The Magnificent Seven).
AMC has greenlit 10 episodes of Dietland—adapted from the 2015 novel by Sarai Walker MFA ’03—to be written and produced by Marti Noxon (Mad Men, UnREAL, Buffy the Vampire Slayer).