Megan Culhane Galbraith MFA ’15 and Genevieve Plunkett '11
Literature Evenings—Spring 2022
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A reading by alumna and Associate Director of the Bennington Writing Seminars, Megan Culhane Galbraith MFA '15, and fellow writer and alumna Genevieve Plunkett '11.
Megan Culhane Galbraith MFA '15 is a writer, visual artist, and adoptee. Her debut memoir-in-essays is The Guild of the Infant Saviour: An Adopted Child's Memory Book (Mad Creek Books/Ohio State University Press, 2021.) Megan's work was listed as Notable in Best American Essays 2021 and 2017 and recognized by Poets & Writers in their "5 Over 50" issue. She is the 2022 Writer-in-Residence at AdopteesON. Her essays, interviews, reviews, and visual art have appeared in BOMB, The Believer, HYPERALLERGIC!, ZZYZYVA, Tupelo Quarterly, Hobart, Redivider, Longreads, Hotel Amerika, and Catapult, among others. She is the founding director of the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont Young Writers Institute and an alumna and the Associate Director of the Bennington Writing Seminars.
Genevieve Plunkett '11 is the author of Prepare Her: Stories (Catapult), and forthcoming novel, In the Lobby of the Dream Hotel (Catapult, 2023). A winner of an O. Henry Award, her writing can also be found in New England Review, The Southern Review, Literary Hub, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. She lives in Vermont with her two children.
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