Book Party and Reading at the Robert Frost Stone House Museum
OPEN TO PUBLIC I Join us for a Book Party and Reading at the Robert Frost Stone House Museum with Bennington College faculty members, translator Marguerite Feitlowitz, poet Camille Guthrie, and poet Phillip B. Williams, sponsored by Poetry at Bennington, Bennington College Literature Faculty, and the Robert Frost Stone House at Bennington College. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served followed by brief readings. Books will be available for purchase at the Frost Stone House that evening.
Shuttles will be available between 5:00-7:00 pm to provide transport back and forth between the Bennington College campus and the Robert Frost Stone House.
Location: 121 Vermont Rte 7a, Shaftsbury, VT 05262
Marguerite Feitlowitz has published five volumes of literary translations from French and Spanish, including, most recently, Small Bibles for Bad Times: Selected Prose and Poetry by Liliane Atlan (Mandel Vilar Press, 2021). She is also the author of A Lexicon of Terror: Argentina and the Legacies of Torture. Acclaimed internationally, it was a New York Times Notable Book and Notable Paperback, as well as a finalist for the PEN New England-L.L. Winship Prize. A 2019 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, she has published poetry, essays, art criticism, and translations in Bomb, InTranslation Brooklyn Rail, Meridian TriQuarterly, Salmagundi, The Literary Review, and Los Angeles Review of Books. At Bennington, she has taught literature, writing, and literary translation since 2002, and is the founding director of Bennington Translates and the sponsor of the multilingual student-created online journal (M)othertongues.
Camille Guthrie is the author of Diamonds (BOA Editions, 2021) and three previous poetry books. Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Green Mountains Review, The Iowa Review, The New Republic, Poem-A-Day, and Tin House, as well as in several anthologies including Best American Poetry 2019 & 2020. She has received fellowships from MacDowell and the Yaddo Foundation. The Director of the Undergraduate Writing Initiatives at Bennington College, she lives in rural Vermont with her two children.
Phillip B. Williams is the author of Mutiny (Penguin Random House, 2021), and Thief in the Interior (Alice James Books, 2016), winner of the 2017 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and a 2017 Lambda Literary award. Williams’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Boston Review, Callaloo, Kenyon Review, The New Republic, The New Yorker, and others. He is the recipient of a 2020 creative writing grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, a 2017 Whiting Award, and a 2013 Ruth Lilly Fellowship. He serves as a faculty member at Bennington College and Randolph College low-res MFA.