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Want to read like a Bennington student? Kick off your summer reading with the most checked out books from Crossett Library during the 2020-2021 school year.

By Ashley D. Escobar '22

Intertwining art history and poetry defines Dabin Jeong’s (’21) trajectory at Bennington College through her ekphrastic poems and compulsive fixations. However, her work is not concerned with the overly sentimental––she aims to dismantle, disrupt, and redefine continuously throughout her scholarly endeavors and artistic oeuvre.

Nine students from high schools around the world were selected as winners of Bennington College’s 2020-2021 Young Writers Awards.

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced that Bennington Writing Seminars alum Albert Abonado MFA '10 and faculty member Phillip B. Williams will receive Creative Writing Fellowships of $25,000. 

Want to read like a Bennington student? Kick off your winter break reading with the most checked out books from Crossett Library during 2020.

While students embark on Field Work Term, an annual work-learning term during which students gain hands-on experience and test their classroom ideas in the world of work, Bennington faculty, staff, and students offer their reading recommendations to keep everyone’s intellectual juices flowing wherever they are.

Bennington Review—a national biannual print journal of innovative, intelligent, and moving poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and film writing housed at Bennington College—has released its eighth issue, around the theme of “Fame and Obscurity.”

The Robert Frost Stone House Museum at Bennington College has received two grants to support its operations in the coming year.

As COVID-19 turned schooling remote, Sofia Salusso ’23 and her father worked together to bring weekly story time into students’ homes.

Literature faculty member Phillip B. Williams has been selected as a 2020-21 Fellow at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Nine students from high schools around the world were selected as winners of Bennington College’s 2019-2020 Young Writers Awards.

Multimedia artist Nigel Poor ’86 and poet Mary Ruefle '74 have been announced as finalists for the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes.

In 2019, undergraduate and Bennington Writing Seminars alumni and faculty published over 65 books.

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced that Marguerite Feitlowitz will receive a Literature Translation Fellowship of $12,500. This Fellowship will support the translation into English of two books  by Chilean poet Ennio Moltedo.

Bennington Review—a national biannual print journal of innovative, intelligent, and moving poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and film writing housed at Bennington College—has released its seventh issue, around the theme of “The Devotions.”

While students embark on Field Work Term, an annual work-learning term during which students gain hands-on experience and test their classroom ideas in the world of work, Bennington faculty and staff offer their reading recommendations to keep everyone’s intellectual juices flowing wherever they are.

For Audrey Shulman ’09, the process behind creating Love, Fall & Order, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie, was “professional screenwriting bootcamp.”

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Carmen Giménez Smith is a finalist for the 2019 National Book Awards in Poetry.

At the start of Fall term, Bennington College students celebrated with Student Works, an annual showcase of projects done across disciplines—from poetry and play readings, to musical performances, genetics research, oral histories, and more.

Nine students from high schools across the country were selected as winners of Bennington College’s 2018-2019 Young Writers Awards.

Carling Berkhout '19 is the 2019 Robert Frost Stone House Museum Kilpatrick Fellow.

Spiritual or Mental sloth; apathy by Kathleen Norris '69

Want to read like a Bennington student? Kick off your summer reading with the most checked out books from Crossett Library during the 2018-2019 school year.

The Robert Frost Stone House Museum, which recently reopened for its second season under Bennington College’s stewardship, has appointed Erin McKenny as its new director.

In Entropy Mag, faculty member Marguerite Feitlowitz shares a personal perspective on writing and literary translation. 

Poetry at Bennington, a program of short-term residencies that brings established and emerging poets to Bennington College for public readings and close work with students, has been endowed with a gift of $4 million from longstanding donors to the College. This gift advances the endowment goal of the recently announced $150 million Bennington College capital campaign.

The newly relaunched Bennington Review has released its sixth issue, featuring innovative poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and film writing around the theme of “Kissing in the Future.”

Faculty member Anna Maria Hong will serve as a judge for the 96th annual Kathryn Irene Glascock ’22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition at Mount Holyoke College.

During Fall term 2018, Crossett Library set up a display of suggestion cards, inviting students to suggest ways to make the library more inclusive.

“Bring back the Black Library,” wrote Deja’ Haley ’20.

While Lulu Mulalu ’18 was a student at Bennington College, her studies, which ranged from psychology, drama, voice, writing, and French, always circled back to the importance of language and storytelling.