Alumni News

Joan Tower “A Stealthy Virtuosity”

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) is celebrating the “trailblazing American composer” Joan Tower ’61 with a concert in February featuring five of her orchestral works.

huffpost logo green and white 60 Books We Can't Wait to Read

The Sky Is Yours, the debut novel by Chandler Klang Smith ’05 was included in Huffington Post’s list of “60 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2018.”

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Bruna Dantas Lobato '15 interviewed faculty member Marguerite Feitlowitz for Exchanges Literary Journal as part of a series on translators who also teach. 

Brigid Hughes This is How a Woman is Erased from her Job

After taking over from George Plimpton, Brigid Hughes was pushed out as editor of The Paris Review and omitted from the magazine’s history. When news broke that Loren Stein, the editor at The Paris Review, had resigned after abusing his power with women writers and staff, Allison Devers MFA '08 set about fixing the magazine's masthead and the record.

Sylvan Esso Grammy Nod

Sylvan Esso—the electronic-musical duo Amelia Meath ’10 and Nick Sanborn—has been nominated for a Grammy in the category of ‘Best Dance/Electronic Album’ for What Now, the band’s sophomore album.

Ben Hall Slow an Alarm Until It’s a Tone

The DEPE (Department of Education and Public Engagement) Space series presents Slow an Alarm Until It’s a Tone, by artist in residency Ben Hall ’04 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.

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Wonder Valley by Ivy Pochada MFA '11 and I'm the One That Got Away by Andrea Jarrell MFA '01 made LitHub's list of the most recommended books of fall 2017.  

article about the best books of the year; book riot logo Best Books of the New Year

Book Riot reported on the "101 books coming out in 2019 that you should mark down." The list included books by authors Jaime Quatro MFA '09 and Morgan Jerkins MFA '16. 

donna howard in the bookstore surrounded by books The Eloquent Page

A bookstore started by two Bennington graduates has just celebrated their twenty-fifth anniversary, reported The St. Albans Messenger. 

Podcast logo yellow with eye design Terrible, Thanks for Asking

"Terrible, Thanks For Asking," a podcast produced by Hans Buetow 'XX, was included in Esquire's list of "The 20 Best Podcasts of 2017."