Creating the Future

Books Behind Bars img
Books Behind Bars

Second Chance Pell Grants at Bennington by Jeanne Bonner MFA '16.

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The Martian Chronicles img
The Martian Chronicles

Human Exploration of Mars and New Frontiers by Jeva Lange '15.

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The Feedback Loop: A 360 Look at Evaluations img
The Feedback Loop: A 360 Look at Evaluations

A 360 Look at Evaluations in Class and at Work by Heather DiLeo.

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The Future of News (and viewer response) img
The Future of News (and viewer response)

Bryn Mooser ’01 is leading the world's largest 360-degree virtual reality news network without compromising the humanitarian mission that started it all. A story by Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke '07.

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What Millennials Want From Work

An adapted excerpt from "Workforce," a new podcast featuring employment expert and Dean of Field Work Term and Career Development Holly McCormack.

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The Making of WNYC's TalkBox img
The Making of WNYC's TalkBox

Create a phsyical object that provides residents with a way to speak out on issues that are important to them and their community. It has to be replicable. And it has to repurpose a piece of city infrastructure. A story by Janet Lape Marsden.

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Relaunching a Literary Legacy img
Relaunching a Literary Legacy

Faculty member Michael Dumanis revives Bennington's literary journal after 30 years of dormancy by Madeline Cole '16.

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Top 20 Employers

A quick view of where our alumni work, what they do, and what they're good at based on aggregate, dynamic data drawn from LinkedIn.

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Rogue One
Rogue One

What it takes to stoke enthusiasm for blockbuster opening weekends by Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke '07.

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Gaming Heroine

Breaking barriers at work and in the world by Crystal Barrick '11

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LinkedIn Profiles
LinkedIn Profiles

Interesting people doing interesting things. A glance at some of our alums on LinkedIn.

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Song A Day Man
2922 Songs & Counting

What began as a side project became a career for Jonathan Mann '04.

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Nitro Mountain img
Lee Clay Johnson ’07 (Knopf, May 2016)
The Loved Ones img
Mary-Beth Hughes, former MFA in Writing faculty member (Atlantic Monthly Press, June 2015)
The Nest img
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney MFA '13 (HarperLuxe, March 2016)
The Imperial Wife img
Irina Reyn MFA ’06 (Thomas Dunne Books, July 2016)
The Lost Girls img
Heather Young MFA ’11 (William Morrow, July 2016)
The Queen of the Night img
Alexander Chee, former MFA in Writing faculty member(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, February 2016)
Roll Deep img
Major Jackson, MFA in Writing faculty member (W.W. Norton & Company, 2015)
Scary Old Sex img
Arlene Heyman ’63 (Bloomsbury, March 2016)
Kingdoms in the Air img
Bob Shacochis, MFA in Writing faculty member (Grove Press, June 2016)
Nobody's Son img
Mark Slouka, visiting faculty member in the MFA in writing program(W.W. Norton & Company, October, 2016)
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Dylan Thuras '04, Ella Morton & Joshua Foer(Workman Publishing Company, September, 2016)
The Kite and the String: How to Write with Spontaneity and Control—And Live to Tell the Tale img
Alice Mattison, MFA in Writing faculty member (Viking, August 2016)
“Tense, disturbing, impressive. . . .”
The Wall Street Journal
“Hughes’s prose is elusive, allusive, artful, intriguing and infuriating.” The New York Times Sunday Book Review
" ...an addictive, poignant read ” The Los Angeles Time
“...a master of creating realistic and nuanced female characters.” The Washington Post
“For all the beauty of Young’s writing, her novel is a dark one, full of pain and loss.” The New York Times Sunday Book Review
"...the rare historical novel in which the setting may be old, but the writing makes everything feel brand new." Esquire
"A remixed Odyssey whose speaker ‘rolls deep’ the same way Odysseus did as he worried and warred far from home, by staying true to where he’s from."
The New York Times Book Review
“Frank tales… fierce candor” The New Yorker
“...career-defining collection of magazine writing from 1989 to today.” Los Angeles Times
"With sensitivity and grace, Selouka descends deep into the chaos of his parents' lives." The New York Times
"A magical world of wonders [on] the printed page." The Associated Press
“A book-length master class that draws on years of teaching” The Atlantic