Andrea Jarrell MFA ’01 was profiled in Publishers Weekly for her “spellbinding … gracefully written” new memoir, I’m the One Who Got Away.
Mark Wunderlich, the recently inaugurated Director of the Bennington Writing Seminars, took some time to answer questions about his long-term goals for the program, its literary legacy, and what he’s reading.
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, producer of such hit series as Mad Men, UnREAL, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, among others.
A book by Jeffrey Haas MFA ’07 on the 1969 assassination of Fred Hampton, deputy chairman of the Black Panther Party, is being developed into a movie by Antoine Fuqua, director of Training Day, The Equalizer, and The Magnificent Seven.
Bennington College announced today that poet Mark Wunderlich has been named the next director of the Bennington Writing Seminars, the College’s MFA program in writing.
An essay by asha bandele MFA ’99 on facing the biggest fear of her life was read by actress Cynthia Addai-Robinson on WBUR’s Modern Love podcast.
Writing Seminars faculty member Alice Mattison offers a lesson on writing climactic moments in Signature magazine.
Megan Mayhew Bergman, director of the Writing Seminars, is one of the faculty at the Bread Loaf Environmental Writer's Conference and will give a reading there on June 5 at 8 pm.
Suzanne Koven MFA ’12, a longtime physician and current writer-in-residence at Massachusetts General Hospital, penned a letter to her younger self as part of a recent orientation session for new medical interns in Boston.
Megan Mayhew Bergman (MFAW '10), associate director of Bennington’s MFA in Writing, will be on the faculty of this year's Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference, at Middlebury College, June 3–9.