Literature: Related Content
Bennington College faculty are encouraged to follow their own interests and the interests of their students as they propose their classes. As a result, classes, as many as half of which are new each term, feature topics that are always reflecting new lines of inquiry.
Winston Foundation Grant funds Spring 2023 class and reading Wednesday, May 17
Nine students from high schools around the world were selected as winners of Bennington College’s 2022-2023 Young Writers Awards.
The Community of Literary Magazines & Presses (CLMP) has awarded a $10,000 capacity-building grant to Bennington Review.
In 2022, undergraduate and Bennington Writing Seminars alumni and faculty published over 50 books. Their writing spanned a wide range of genres from nonfiction essays, memoirs, and biographies, to novels, poetry, young adult literature, and short stories.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for a loved one or for yourself this holiday season (you deserve a ‘lil treat), we’ve rounded up a handy list of new and classic books written by the Bennington community to delight even the pickiest of readers.
Kent Hikida '85 is a principal architect at OTJ Architects and professor at Pratt Institute.
The College is pleased to announce that Jane Burkhardt ’62 has made a gift to establish two endowed scholarships in Literature and Philosophy.
"Snowstorm," a short story by Bruna Dantas Lobato '15, has been published in the The New Yorker.
Devon Walker-Figueroa '15 is the recipient of the 25th Annual Levis Reading Prize for her poetry collection Philomath.
The Bennington Review has been awarded the 2022 Whiting Foundation’s Literary Magazine Prize.
Brooklyn Poets has selected Dabin Jeong '21 as their Poet of the Week for July 4–10, 2022.
The Robert Frost Stone House Museum at Bennington College has been awarded funding from the Windham Foundation to support its upcoming season of public programs, including special programming in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Robert Frost’s beloved poem, “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening,” which was written in 1922 while Frost was living at the Stone House.
The Spring 2022 issue of (M)othertongues has launched, featuring student prose, poetry, and artwork.
Devon Walker-Figueroa '15 has been awarded the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship for the 2022-23 year by the Amy Lowell Trust.
Faculty member Anaïs Duplan '14 is a recipient of the 2022 Whiting Award in Nonfiction.
Nine students from high schools around the world were selected as winners of Bennington College’s 2021-2022 Young Writers Awards.
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.
Want to read like a Bennington student? Kick off your holiday reading with the most checked out books from Crossett Library during 2021.
A First Year's First Publishing Contract
By Mary Brothers '22
The Bennington College community celebrates the life of Emmy Award-winning news anchor Jovita Moore ’89.
Feeling brave this Halloween? Get ready for a fright, courtesy of these Bennington alumni.
The Robert Frost Stone House Museum at Bennington College has received a $5,000 COVID-19 Cultural Recovery Grant from the Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Humanities to support its operations during the pandemic.
Learn more about how a Bennington education shaped author, journalist, and activist Michael Pollan ’76 in this interview with Bennington student Sbobo Ndlangamandla ’21.
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 ninth issue, around the theme of “The Health of the Sick.”
Mutiny, the second poetry collection from Literature faculty member Phillip B. Williams, will be published by Penguin Random House on September 7, 2021.