Undergraduate Writing Fellowships

The Bennington Undergraduate Writing Fellowship allows a select group of undergraduate writers working in poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction the opportunity to further their study of craft with a 10-day residency at Bennington’s MFA in Writing program.

Bennington Undergraduate Writing Fellowships Announced

We’re delighted to announce the recipients of the Bennington Undergraduate Writing Fellowships for 2019. Due to the strength of an exceptionally talented applicant pool, we will once again be awarding five fellowships in total: two in fiction and three in poetry. We have also named alternates in each genre. Along with the honor of being chosen, an alternate will attend the June MFA residency if the recipient cannot attend.

The Fellowship recipients are:

  • Carling Berkhout '19 for fiction
  • Emma Bushmann '20 for fiction
  • Carlota Gamboa '19 for poetry
  • Lydia Golitz '19 for poetry
  • Jane Knoll '19 for poetry

The alternates are:

  • Matthew Tuckner '19 for fiction
  • Luciana Arbus-Scandiffio '20 for poetry

The Bennington Undergraduate Writing Fellowship program allows a select group of undergraduate writers working in poetry, fiction, or literary nonfiction the opportunity to further their study of craft with a 10-day residency at Bennington’s MFA in Writing program. In addition to the full schedule of readings, lectures, craft sessions, and classes, the Undergraduate Writing Fellows will also participate in the writing workshops taught by the MFA program’s distinguished faculty.

Questions?

For more information or if you have questions, please contact Michael Dumanis.