Publication News

Bennington offers two years to focus on your writing, so it's no wonder we publish in top-tier journals, win awards, and publish books. But it's not about that, really. It's about coming to the page every day. Check back weekly for our students' latest publications.

As of December 2, 2022

Daryln Brewer Hoffstot (MFA '16) wrote about the majestic beauty of a beloved and fading tree, "Giving Thanks for a Beloved Sugar Maple," for The New York Times.

Craig Holt (MFA '21) published a short story, "Fulfillment," on Jersey Devil Press. "Fulfillment" has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Aaron Muller (MFA candidate) has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for his short story, "The Heart In The House," published in Cold Signal (Issue One).

Diana Ruzova (MFA candidate) wrote about “How to shop at a farmer’s market without getting overwhelmed,” for the LA Times.

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Jeanne Bonner (MFA ‘16) wrote about how, “Joan Didion's personal belongings are being sold in one of the most coveted estate sales of the year,” for CNN’s Style section. 

Miriam Camitta (MFA '16) published an essay, "Necessary for Life,” in Fourth Genre 24:2 (Fall 2022, print only). 

Amber Caron ( MFA '16) published her short story "What the Birds Knew" in Story Magazine.

Morgan English (MFA candidate) published two poems, "Wild Herring" and "Currency," in Arc Poetry Magazine's Fall print issue. 

Rachel Greenley (MFA candidate) published an Opinion Guest Essay about her experience working as a seasonal warehouse worker of an online superstore, "Scenes From the Front Lines of Our Addiction to Fast Fashion," for The New York Times.

Jean Marie Hackett (MFA candidate) has published “Residue,” a flash fiction piece, in Five on the Fifth

Edmée Lepercq (MFA candidate) reviewed Mathieu Lindon's memoir, 'Hervelino' (translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman), for the Los Angeles Review of Books

Aaron J. Muller (MFA candidate) published a short story, “The Heart In The House,” in Issue One of Cold Signal Magazine.

Erika Nichols-Frazer (MFA '19) published several poems in the fall issue of Red Fern Review: "Why I speak to trees," "you are smaller than you appear," "Babushkas of Chernobyl," "Digging for Cassava," and "When you sleep." Nichols-Frazer’s new memoir, Feed Me, will be published on December 12, 2022, by Casper Press.

Guillermo Rebollo Gil (MFA candidate) published the poem "My mother texts me" in Autofocus.

Claire Salinda (MFA Candidate) published two essays, "Baja California, 1995" and "I Find Myself Riding the Subway" in G*Mob

Hayden Saunier (MFA ‘05) published a poem, “Human Interest Story,” in ONE ART: a journal of poetry. Her poem “Grammar Lesson, Spring 2022,” published in River Heron Review, has been nominated for a 2022 Pushcart Prize.

Catherine M. Schuster (MFA candidate) published a short piece, "Peter Blind," in Flash Fiction Magazine

Jane Stringham (MFA candidate) published her critical essay, "Fairy-tale Intertexts in Sylvia Plath's 'Stone Boy with Dolphin,’" in Volume 14 of Plath Profiles, which publishes essays, poetry, art, and myriad studies of Plath's work.