MFAW News

image of bookshelf Bennington Books Gift Guide for 2022 (and Beyond!)

Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for a loved one or for yourself this holiday season (you deserve a ‘lil treat), we’ve rounded up a handy list of new and classic books written by the Bennington community to delight even the pickiest of readers. 

Eula Biss Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty Member Eula Biss Named a 2023 New America National Fellow

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Eula Biss has been selected as a 2023 New America National Fellow.

Image of Bennington books New Positions and Appointments at Bennington Writing Seminars

Bennington College is pleased to announce the following promotions and staffing at the Bennington Writing Seminars.

Image of Kim Cooper Kim Cooper Selected as Residential Teaching Fellow at Bennington Writing Seminars

Kim Cooper, an MFA student in fiction, has been selected to be the ninth Residential Teaching Fellow at Bennington Writing Seminars

jobs for girls with artistic flair book cover Jobs for Girls with Artistic Flair

For Writer's Digest, Jen Hinst-White '02 MFA '12, who publishes under the pen name June Gervais, discusses the debut novel publishing process, what it's like growing up feeling like a misfit, and the joys of finding an artistic community.

The New Yorker logo Ferrell Publishes Poem in The New Yorker

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Monica Ferrell has published a poem, "Infancy," in the June 6, 2022 issue of The New Yorker.

Guggenheim logo Bennington Faculty and Alumni Awarded 2022 Guggenheim Fellowships

Visiting faculty member Colin Brant, former Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Melissa Febos, and Michael Pollan '76 are recipients of the prestigious 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Image of Louise Bokkenheuser Louise Bokkenheuser Selected as Bennington Writing Seminars Residential Teaching Fellow

Louise Bokkenheuser, an MFA student in fiction, has been selected to be the eighth Residential Teaching Fellow at the Bennington Writing Seminars.

Bennington Writing Seminars Commons opening slide The Demand for Connection

Poet Diane Seuss delivered the 53rd Bennington Writing Seminars Commencement address at the program's virtual winter residency.

Image of Ariel Martinez Ariél M. Martinez Selected as Bennington Writing Seminars Residential Teaching Fellow

Ariél M. Martinez, an MFA student in nonfiction, has been selected to be the seventh Residential Teaching Fellow at the Bennington Writing Seminars.