Undergraduate Writing Fellowships

The Bennington Undergraduate Writing Fellowship allows a select group of undergraduate writers working in poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction the opportunity to further their study of craft with a 10-day residency at Bennington’s MFA in Writing program.

We’re delighted to announce the recipients of the Bennington Undergraduate Writing Fellowships for 2018. Due to the strength of an exceptionally talented applicant pool, we will once again be awarding five fellowships in total: two in fiction, one in nonfiction, and two in poetry. We have also named alternates in every genre. Along with the honor of being chosen, an alternate will attend the June MFA residency if the recipient cannot attend.

The Fellowship recipients are:

  • Sydney Bradley ’18 for fiction
  • Mary Alice Stewart ’18 for fiction
  • Colin Powers ’18 for nonfiction
  • Nathan Copperwheat ’18 for poetry
  • Lilianna Hogan ’18 for poetry

The alternates are:

  • Carling Berkhout ’19 for fiction
  • Wesley Haaf ’18 for nonfiction
  • Lulwama Mulalu ’18 for poetry
  • Matthew Tuckner ’19 for poetry

The Bennington Undergraduate Writing Fellowship program allows a select group of undergraduate writers working in poetry, fiction, or literary nonfiction the opportunity to further their study of craft with a 10-day residency at Bennington’s MFA in Writing program. In addition to the full schedule of readings, lectures, craft sessions, and classes, the Undergraduate Writing Fellows will also participate in the writing workshops taught by the MFA program’s distinguished faculty.

Questions?

For more information or if you have questions, please contact faculty coordinator Benjamin Anastas.