Bennington Alumni Reading: Joseph Grantham ’16 and Catherine Pikula ’13
Literature Evenings—Spring 2019
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Joseph Grantham ’16 is the author of the poetry collection Tom Sawyer (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2018). A former bookseller at McNally Jackson and City Lights, he runs the independent publisher Disorder Press with his sister, writes for The Nervous Breakdown, and lives in Woodland, North Carolina, a town of 800, where he works in a pharmacy.
Catherine Pikula ’13 is the author of the prose chapbook I’m Fine. How Are You? (Newfound, 2018), winner of the 2018 Newfound Prose Prize and Chapbook Contest. She holds an MFA in poetry from NYU, and works as a executive assistant at the Center for Capitalism and Society at Columbia University. Her writing has appeared in Cosmonauts Avenue, Poor Claudia, Prelude, Salt Hill, and elsewhere. She has also worked as a teaching artist with Teachers & Writers Collaborative and completed the Teaching Artist Training and Internship Program with Community Word Project.