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Bennington College History: Literature: 2010s Literature Readings and Lectures

A guide to the history of literature at Bennington College

2010s Literature Readings and Lectures

2010

  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. January 7–15. poster
    • Doug Bauer and Wyatt Mason (2010-01-07)
    • Sheila Kohler and Rick Moody (2010-01-08)
    • Martha Cooley and Mark Wunderlich (2010-01-09)
    • Sven Birkerts and Rachel Pastan (2010-01-10)
    • Vivian Gornick and Major Jackson (2010-01-11)
    • Phillip Lopate and Tom Piazza (2010-01-13) 
    • Alice Mattison and Carl Phillips (2010-01-14) 
    • David Gates and  Askold Melnyczuk (2010-01-15) 
  • Songs and Piano Music Inspired by the Poetry of Charles Baudelaire. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Howard will read his critically acclaimed translations of the Baudelaire's poems before they are sung. Carriage Barn (2010-03-12) Program and Audio | Events at Bennington poster 
  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. June 10-18. list
    • Amy Hempel and Ed Ochester (2010-06-10)
    • April Bernard and Brian Morton (2010-06-11)
    • Tim Liu and Lynn Freed (2010-06-12)
    • Lynne Sharon Schwartz and Dinah Lenney (2010-06-13)
    • Bernard Cooper and Amy Gerstler (2010-06-14)
    • Martha Cooley and  Wells Tower (2010-06-16)
    • Susan Cheever and Jane Hirshfield (2010-06-17)
    • Bret Anthony Johnston and Nick Flynn (2010-06-18)
  • Marguerite Feitlowitz, literature faculty member, reading from recent work. Franklin Living Room (2010-10-02) Alumni and Family Weekend schedule
  • Alumni Readings with Meg Federico ’79 MFA ’00, Beth Greenberg Jones '85, Robyn Okrant ’94, and Isabel Rose MFA ’97. Tishman Lecture Hall. (2010-10-02) Alumni and Family Weekend schedule
  • Judith Jones ’45, Senior editor/VP at Alfred A. Knopf and author. Talk. Annabel Davis Goff introduction. Tishman. (2010-10-02) Alumni and Family Weekend schedule
  • Literature Evening. Katie Peterson, Literature faculty. Franklin Living Room (2010-10-06) Faculty Planning Calendar
  • Literature Evening. Marguerite Feitlowitz, Literature faculty. Franklin Living Room. (2010-11-03) Faculty Planning Calendar
  • Literature Evening. Mary O’Donoughue. Franklin Living Room. (2010-11-10) Faculty Planning Calendar

2011

  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. January 6-14 poster
    • Phillip Lopate and Rosanna Warren (2011-01-06)
    • Askold Melnyczuk and Rachel Pastan (2011-01-07)
    • Honor Moore and Bob Shacochis (2011-01-08)
    • Wesley Brown and Mark Wunderlich (2011-01-09)
    • Sven Birkerts and Paul Yoon (2011-01-10)
    • Douglas Bauer and Alice Mattison (2011-01-12)
    • Wyatt Mason and James Wood (2011-01-13)
    • David Gates and Major Jackson (2011-01-14)
  • Literature Evening. Arda Collins. Franklin Living Room. (2011-03-03)
  • Literature Evening. Paul Yoon. Franklin Living Room. (2011-03-16)
  • Literature Evening. Anne Heller. Franklin Living Room. (2011-03-30)
  • Literature Evening. Student Reading. Franklin Living Room. (2011-04-27)
  • Louise Glück. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2011-05-11) poster
  • Literature Evening. Senior Reading. Franklin Living Room. (2011-05-25)
  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. June 16-24 poster 
    • Bernard Cooper and Amy Gerstler (2011-06-16)
    • Geoff Dyer (2011-06-17)
    • Amy Hempel and Ed Ochester (2011-06-18)
    • Bret Anthony Johnston and Timothy Liu (2011-06-19)
    • Sheila Kohler and Dinah Lenney (2011-06-22)
    • Susan Cheever and Paul Muldoon (2011-06-23)
    • April Bernard and Lynne Sharon Schwartz (2011-06-24)
  • Literature Evening. Megan Mayhew Bergman. Franklin Living Room (2011-09-21) 
  • Literature Evening. Lester Martin Shane "The Merchant of Venice: Its Trials and Triumphs in Yiddish." (lecture via Skype) EAC 1. (2011-10-05) College Week
  • Literature Evening. Akiko Busch. Reading. Franklin Living Room (2011-11-02) College Week 
  • Literature Evening: Student Reading. Seth Farber Katz, Kate Powell, Laura Creste, Catherine Pikula, Lexi Vangsnes, Julian Delacruz, Anna Gyorgy, Michiel Considine, Hannah Kucharzak, Julia Mounsey. Franklin Living Room. (2011-11-30) College Week 

2012

  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. January 5-13. poster
    • Major Jackson and Phillip Lopate (2012-01-05)
    • Askold Melnyczuk and Larissa Szporluk (2012-01-06)
    • Martha Cooley and Bob Shacochis (2012-01-07)
    • Benjamin Anastas and David Daniel (2012-01-08)
    • Sven Birkerts and Tracy K. Smith (2012-01-09)
    • Alice Mattison and Rachel Pastan (2012-01-11)
    • Jill McCorkle and Mark Wunderlich (2012-01-12)
    • David Gates and James Wood (2012-01-13)
  • Literature Evening. Josh Bell. Franklin Living Room. (2012-02-22)
  • Literature Evening. Benjamin Anastas reading from his recently- completed memoir, Too Good To Be True. Franklin Living Room. (2012-02-29) College Week
  • Literature Evening. Rebecca Godwin. Franklin Living Room. (2012-04-04)
  • Literature Evening. April Bernard. Franklin Living Room. (2012-04-25)
  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. June 14 - 22. poster
    • Amy Hempel and Donald Hall (2012-06-14)
    • April Bernard and Shannon Cain (2012-06-15)
    • Bret Anthony Johnson and Ed Ochester (2012-06-16)
    • Amy Gerstler and Geoff Dyer;(2012-06-17)
    • Susan Cheever and Brian Morton (2012-06-18)
    • Timothy Liu and Rick Moody (2012-06-19)
    • Dinah Lenney and Lynne Sharon Schwartz (2012-06-21)
    • Bernard Cooper and Paul Yoon (2012-06-22)
  • Evening with the Literature Faculty. Franklin Living Room. (2012-09-12) College Week 
  • Evening with the Literature Faculty. Franklin Living Room. (2012-09-19) College Week
  • Evening with the Literature Faculty. Franklin Living Room. (2012-09-26) College Week
  • Dorothea Lasky. poetry reading. Franklin Living Room. (2012-10-17) College Week
  • Sven Birkerts. reading. Franklin Living Room. (2012-11-14) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Mark Doty. College Week (Note: Postponed to 2013-04-24
    • Mark Doty. Reading from and discussion about his work. 
    • Mark Doty. Lecture, "How to Read a Poem" 
    • Mark Doty. In conversation with Michael Dumanis. 
  • Poetry at Bennington: Brenda Shaughnessy and Craig Morgan Teicher. College Week
    • Individual student meetings with Brenda Shaughnessy (2012-11-28)
    • Brenda Shaughnessy, visiting Reading and Writing Poetry class. (2012-11-28)
    • Brenda Shaughnessy and Craig Morgan Teicher in conversation with Michael Dumanis and Mark Wunderlich. CAPA Symposium. (2012-11-28)
    • Brenda Shaughnessy and Craig Morgan Teicher. Reading. Tishman. (2012-11-28)
    • Craig Morgan Teicher. "How to Read a Poem" lecture. CAPA Symposium. (2012-11-29)
  • All-night reading of Gender Trouble by Judith Butler. Sponsored by SWAG (Sexual Wellness Advocacy Group). Common Lounge. (2012-12-02) College Week
  • Literature Evening: Student Readings. Franklin Living Room (2012-12-12) College Week

2013

  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. January 10-19. poster
    • Benjamin Anastas and Jill McCorkle (2013-01-10)
    • Askold Melnyczuk and Brenda Shaughnessy (2013-01-11)
    • Major Jackson and Patricia Hampl (2013-01-12)
    • David Daniel and Alice Mattison (2013-01-13)
    • J.C. Hallman and Jim Shepard (2013-01-14)
    • Martha Cooley and Mark Wunderlich (2013-01-16)
    • Rachel Pastan and Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon (2013-01-17)
    • Sven Birkerts and David Gates (2013-01-18)
  • Literature Evening. Franklin House Living Room. (2013-02-27) College Week 2.25
  • Poetry at Bennington. Mary Jo Bang. College Week 3.11
    • Mary Jo Bang. Reading. Tishman. (2013-03-13)
    • Mary Jo Bang meetings with individual students. (2013-03-14)
    • Mary Jo Bang. “On Translating Dante’s Inferno” lecture and discussion . CAPA Symposium. (2013-03-14)
    • Mary Jo Bang in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Stephen Shapiro. Franklin Living Room. (2013-03-14)
  • Matt Ellis '92, founder and editor of Pilvox, a review of Central European literature. Reading from his new novel Keeping Bedlam at Bay in the Prague Cafe. CAPA Symposium. (2013-03-27) College Week 3.25
  • Launch celebration for plain china: Best Undergraduate Writing 2012. Students will read from this year's Writing Prize winners. DownCafé. (2013-04-01) College Week 4.1
  • Poetry at Bennington. Monica Youn. College Week 4.1
    • Monica Youn. Reading. Tishman. (2013-04-03)
    • Monica Youn meetings with individual students.(2013-04-04)
    • Monica Youn. Discussion of her work as both attorney and poet. CAPA Symposium. (2013-04-04)
    • Monica Youn. Open lecture in Mark Wunderlich's Readings in Contemporary Poetry class. EAC 1. (2013-04-04)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Jericho Brown. College Week 4.15
    • Jericho Brown. Reading. Tishman. (2013-04-17)
    • Jericho Brown meetings with individual students. (2013-04-18)
    • Jericho Brown. Lecture, "Nothing So Contrary as a Poem." EAC 1. (2013-04-18)
    • Jericho Brown in conversation with Michael Dumanis. Franklin Living Room. (2013-04-18)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Mark Doty. College Week 4.22
    • Mark Doty. Wednesday, April 24, 7pm, Tishman. (2013-04-24)
    • Mark Doty. "Denise Levertov's 'Caedmon': Animals, Fire, and the Nature of Inspiration, or Where Do Poems Come From?" CAPA Symposium. (2013-04-25)
    • Mark Doty in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Michael Dumanis. Franklin Living Room. (2013-04-25)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Stephen Burt. College Week 4.29
    • Stephen Burt in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Michael Dumanis. Franklin Living Room. (2013-04-30)
    • Stephen Burt. "Stephen, Stephanie, Kitty: Old Poems, New Poems, Transgender Poems, Masks, Faces, Voices, Cosmetics, True Selves, and Other Inquiries." CAPA Symposium. (2013-05-01)
    • Stephen Burt. Reading. Tishman. (2013-05-01) 
  • Brooke Allen's Satire class students reading from their final work. DownCafé. (2013-05-15) College Week 5.13
  • Senior Reading Literature Evening. DownCafè. (2013-05-22) College Week 5.20
  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. June 13-21 poster
    • Phillip Lopate and Lynne Sharon Schwartz (2013-06-13)
    • Peter Trachtenberg and Amy Hempel (2013-06-14)
    • Stuart Dybek and Donald Hall (2013-06-15)
    • April Bernard and Brian Morton (2013-06-16)
    • Bret Anthony Johnston and Dinah Lenney (2013-06-17)
    • Susan Cheever and Kathleen Graber (2013-06-19)
    • Bob Shacochis (2013-06-20)
    • Ed Ochester and Paul Yoon (2013-06-21)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Mark Strand. College Week
    • Mark Strand. Lecture, "On Nothing." CAPA Symposium. (2013-09-17)
    • Mark Strand in conversation with Michael Dumanis. CAPA Symposium. (2013-09-18)
    • Mark Strand. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2013-09-18)
  • Brooke Allen. Open class "Recent Fiction from India and Pakistan" (2013-09-27) Alumni Reunion schedule
  • Michael Dumanis and Mark Wunderlich in a conversation about what it takes to make a poem. EAC 1 (2013-09-28) Alumni Reunion schedule
  • Poetry at Bennington by Michael Dumanis and Mark Wunderlich. Family Weekend. EAC 2. (2013-09-28) College Week 
  • Live Storytelling Event, “Everyone You Need is at Bennington, Again,” moderated by Jason Moon ’13. Family Weekend. UpCafé. (2013-09-28) College Week 
  • Caleb Crain. Reading from his recent novel, Necessary ErrorsFranklin Living Room. (2013-10-02) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Alex Dimitrov. College Week 
    • Alex Dimitrov. Lecture "Poetry and Social Media" EAC 1. (2013-10-08)
    • Alex Dimitrov in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Michael Dumanis. EAC 1. (2013-10-09)
    • Alex Dimitrov. Poetry reading. Tishman (2013-10-09)
    • Alex Dimitrov meetings with individual students. (2013-10-10)
  • Douglas Bauer. Reading from his new book, What Happens Next?: Matters of Life and Death. Franklin Living Room. (2013-10-23) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Paisley Rekdal.  College Week
    • Paisley Rekdal. "An Ode to English"  1:00 pm EAC 2 (2013-10-30)
    • Paisley Rekdal in conversation with Mark Wunderlich. 5:00 pm EAC 2 (2013-10-30)
    • Paisley Rekdal Poetry reading. 7:00 pm Tishman. (2013-10-30)
    • Paisley Rekdal meetings with individual students. (2013-10-31)
  • "Writing to Change the World: Literature as a Vehicle for Social Change and Public Action." A panel discussion with panelists: Brooke Allen, Doug Bauer, Ioana Opris, Ali Faateh Khwaja, Isabel Roche. Panel discussion  moderator, Alison Dennis ’94. CAPA Symposium. (2013-11-04) College Week
  • David Slavitt. Franklin Living Room. (2013-11-06) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Matthea Harvey. College Week 
    • Matthea Harvey, talk about poem titles. EAC 1. (2013-11-19)
    • Matthea Harvey meetings with individual students. (2013-11-20)
    • Matthea Harvey, in conversation with Mark Wunderlich. EAC 1. (2013-11-20)
    • Matthea Harvey, poetry reading. Tishman. (2013-11-20) 
  • Michael Gorra. Reading from his most recent book, Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece. Franklin Living Room. (2013-12-04) College Week

2014

  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. January 9-17 poster
    • Sven Birkert and Jill McCorkle (2014-01-09)
    • Nathalie Handal and Alice Mattison (2014-01-10)
    • Douglas Bauer and Joan Wickersham (2014-01-11)
    • Benjamin Anastas and Wesley Brown (2014-01-12)
    • Thomas Sayers Ellis and Askold Melnyczuk (2014-01-13)
    • Major Jackson and Rachel Pastan (2014-01-15)
    • Jo Ann Beard and David Gates (2014-01-16)
    • Martha Cooley and Mark Wunderlich (2014-01-17)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Lucie Brock-Broido. College Week 
    • Lucie Brock-Broido talk on Emily Dickinson's Master Letters. EAC 1. (2014-03-04)
    • Lucie Brock-Broido in conversation with Bennington faculty Mark Wunderlich. EAC 1. (2014-03-05) 
    • Lucie Brock-Broido. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2014-03-05) 
  • "How to Read Books for a Living (and Get Away with It.)" Panel moderator: Benjamin Anastas. Panelist: Brooke Allen, John Freeman, Liesl Schillinger, and Joel Whitney. CAPA Symposium. (2014-03-19) poster
  • Literature Q&A: Brooke Allen and Michael Dumanis will participate in a discussion and Q&A session on senior work, creative writing MFA programs, graduate work in Literature, etc. EAC 1. (2014-03-24) College Week 
  • Poetry at Bennington. C. D. Wright. College Week
    •  C. D. Wright. Reading on Wednesday, March 26, Tishman. (2014-03-26)
    • C. D. Wright. Lecture, "What Can We Do To Bring The Ship Nearer To Its Longing," EAC 1. (2014-03-27)
    • C. D. Wright in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Michael Dumanis. EAC 1. (2014-03-27)
  • Plain China Launch Party. DownCafé. (2014-04-02) College Week 03.31
  • Poetry at Bennington. Spencer Reece. College Week
    • Spencer Reece. Talk. EAC 2 (2014-04-15)
    • Spencer Reece, Poetry reading. Tishman (2014-04-16)
  • Mark Wunderlich. Reading from his new book, The Earth Avails. Franklin Living Room. (2014-04-23) College Week 
  • Michael Dumanis. Inaugural poem reading. Inauguration of Mariko Silver. (2014-04-26) program
  • Poetry at Bennington. Shane McCrae. College Week  | poster 
    • Shane McCrae in conversation with Michael Dumanis. Franklin living room. (2014-04-29) 
    • Shane McCrae. "Generative Distraction: How to Write Poems About What You Believe Even if You Already Know What You Believe" EAC 1. (2014-04-30) 
    • Shane McCrae. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2014-04-30) 
    • Shane McCrae individual student meetings (2014-05-01) 
  • Jenny Offill. Reading from her new book, Dept. of Speculation. (2014-05-07) College Week
  • Student Readings. Franklin Living Room. May 14. College Week
  • Readings from advanced work in Literature by seniors: Jan-Erik Asplund, Julian Delacruz, Margaret Sweeney, Marlena Carcone, Breanna Caso, Kate Powell, and others. Franklin Living Room. May 21. College Week
  • Amity Gaige. Reading. Franklin Living Room. (2014-09-10) poster
  • Literature Open House. EAC 1. (2014-09-17) poster
  • Poetry at Bennington. Mark Bibbins.  poster
    • Mark Bibbins. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2014-09-24)
  • Poetry at Bennington. April Bernard. College Weekposter
    • April Bernard | “Romanticism, and Other Fairly Urgent Matters” EAC 1 (2014-10-07)
    • April Bernard | In Conversation with Mark Wunderlich, EAC 2  (2014-10-08) 
    • April Bernard. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2014-10-08) 
  • Poetry at Bennington. Jorie Graham. College Week | poster
    • Jorie Graham in conversation with Mark Wunderlich. CAPA Symposium. (2014-10-29)
    • Jorie Graham visiting the Fundamentals of Reading and Writing Poetry EAC 2. (2014-10-29)
    • Jorie Graham. Poetry reading. Tishman. poster (2014-10-29) 
  • Dan Hofstadter. “Life into Fiction: Marcel Proust and Gilberte Swann” Franklin Living Room. (2014-11-03) College Week
  • Ben Anastas. Reading. Franklin Living Room. (2014-11-05) poster
  • Forum for Undergraduate Editors (FUSE), a national network for student editors and writers, 3rd annual conference at Bennington. (2014-11-06&07) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Timothy Donnelly. College Weekposter
    • Timothy Donnelly will visit Mark Wunderlich’s Fundamentals of Reading and Writing Poetry class  for a Q&A and his talk, “Meaningfulness and Homesickness.” EAC 2. (2014-11-12)
    • Timothy Donnelly. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2014-11-12) 
  • Akiko Busch. Reading. Franklin Living Room. (2014-12-03) poster
  • Student Readings. Franklin Living Room (2014-12-10) poster

2015

  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. January 8-16 poster
    • Benjamin Anastas and Jill McCorkle (2015-01-08)
    • Angie Cruz and Major Jackson (2015-01-09)
    • Joan Wickersham and Randall Kenan (2015-01-10)
    • Sven Birkerts and Kathleen Graber (2015-01-11)
    • Deirdre McNamer and Tom Bissell (2015-01-12)
    • Josh Weil and Marie Howe (2015-01-14)
    • Rachel Pastan and Mark Wunderlich (2015-01-15)
    • David Gates and Alice Mattison (2015-01-16)
  • Phillip B. Williams. Poetry reading. Franklin Living Room. (2015-02-24) College Week
  • Bennington Translates. Ellen Elias-Bursac. CAPA Symposium (2015-03-03) poster
  • Bennington Translates. Marjorie Bancroft. CAPA Symposium (2015-03-10) poster
  • Bennington Translates. Chad Post and Jennifer Zoble. Franklin Living Room (2015-03-18) poster
  • Bennington Translates. Luke Mogelson ’05 and Habib Zahori. Tishman (2015-03-23) poster
  • Poetry at Bennington. Claudia Rankine. poster | College Week
    • Claudia Rankine visiting Mark Wunderlich Reading and Writing the Lyric Essay class. CAPA Symposium. (2015-04-01)
    • Claudia Rankine. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2015-04-01) 
    • Claudia Rankine visiting Michael Dumanis’s Recent African American Poetry class. CAPA Symposium. (2015-04-02)
  • Bennington Translates. Eduardo Berinstein. CAPA Symposium (2015-04-06) poster
  • Adam Begley, Laura Miller, William H. Pritchard, "The Afterlife of John Updike" panel discussion moderated by Benjamin Anastas. CAPA Symposium. (2015-04-08) poster
  • ‚ÄčPoetry at Bennington. Kevin Young. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2015-04-22) poster | College Week
    • Kevin Young. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2015-04-22)
    • Kevin Young in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Michael Dumanis. Barn 100 (2015-04-23)
    • Kevin Young talk "Schools and Movements in American Poetry" Barn 100 (2015-04-23)
  • 7 x 7: 3rd Annual Bennington and Sarah Lawrence Student Poetry Reading. Franklin Living Room. (2015-05-01) poster
  • Bennington Translates. Jeffrey Yang.  CAPA Symposium (2015-05-04) poster
  • Poetry at Bennington. Carmen Giménez Smith. (2015-05-06) poster
    • Carmen Giménez Smith in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Michael Dumanis. Barn 100 (2015-05-06) 
    • Carmen Giménez Smith Workshop: Reading and Writing the Lyric Essay. Dickinson 117 (2015-05-06) 
    • Carmen Giménez Smith. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2015-05-06) 
    • Carmen Giménez Smith individual student meetings. Barn 204B (2015-05-07) 
    • Carmen Giménez Smith talk "Latino/Latina Poetry" Barn 100 (2015-05-07) 
  • Poetry at Bennington. CAConrad. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2015-05-15) poster
  • Gloria Steinem. Commencement. (2015-06-06) speech | photos 
  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. June 18-26 poster
    • Amy Hempel and  Peter Trachtenberg (2015-06-18)
    • Susan Cheever and Askold Melnyczuk (2015-06-19)
    • April Bernard and Lynne Sharon Schwartz (2015-06-20)
    • Kevin Young (2015-06-21)
    • Rivka Galchen (2015-06-24)
    • Dinah Lenney and Ed Ochester (2015-06-25)
    • Sarah Manguso (2015-06-26)
  • Lee Clay Johnson '07. Reading Franklin Living Room. (2015-09-09) College Week
  • Sophie McManus. Reading. Franklin Living Room. (2015-09-14) College Week
  • Peter Cameron. Reading. Franklin Living Room. (2015-09-23) College Week
  • Michael Dumanis: The Bennington Review and Studying Writing at Bennington (2015-09-26) Family Weekend schedule
  • Poetry at Bennington. Roger Reeves. poster | College Week
    • Roger Reeves visiting Genres & Forms of Poetry class (2015-09-30)
    • Roger Reeves in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Michael Dumanis. CAPA Symposium. (2015-09-30)
    • Roger Reeves. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2015-09-30)
    • Roger Reeves individual meetings with students. (2015-09-31)
  • Nami Mun. Reading. Franklin Living Room. (2015-10-07) College Week
  • Student Literature Readings led by faculty member Michael Dumanis. Poetry: Sandy Bluth '18, Isabella Casey '17, Kevin Costello '17, Kevin Hughes '16, Phoebe Jordan-Reilly '17. Fiction: Joey Grantham '16, Maddy Moberg '16, Katherine Yee '17. Translation: Prashansa Taneja '16. (2015-10-11) Bennington Works schedule
  • Poetry at Bennington. Dorothea Lasky. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2015-10-14) poster | College Week
    • Dorothea Lasky. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2015-10-14)
    • Interview for Bennington Review, 10:00 AM, Symposium (2015-10-15)
    • Dorothea Lasky individual meetings with students. (2015-10-15)
    • Dorothea Lasky. class on Ghosts Cricket Hill Barn Conference Room  (2015-10-15)
    • Dorothea Lasky second round of individual meetings with students. (2015-10-15)
  • Patrick Query. Lecture “Waugh and Modernism Revisited: A Confession" Franklin Living Room. (2015-10-27) College Week | poster
  • Poetry at Bennington.  Sarah Messer and Rick Barot. poster | College Week 
    • Sarah Messer individual meetings with students. Barn 237 (2015-10-27) 
    • Sarah Messer open class on Devotional Poetry. Cricket Hill Barn Conference Room (2015-10-27) 
    • Sarah Messer visit Mark Wunderlich class Word & Image Lab: Poems in Print. (2015-10-28) 
    • Sarah Messer and Rick Barot visit Michael Dumanis class Genres and Forms of Poetry (2015-10-28) 
    • Rick Barot visit Michael Dumanis class Fundamentals of Creative Writing (2015-10-28) 
    • Sarah Messer and Rick Barot in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Michael Dumanis. EAC 2 classroom. (2015-10-28) 
    • Sarah Messer and Rick Barot. Poetry readings. Tishman. (2015-10-28)
    •  Rick Barot individual meetings with students. Barn 204A (2015-10-29)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Olena Kalytiak Davis, Poetry reading. Tishman. (2015-11-04) poster

2016

  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. January 7-16. poster
    • Bernard Cooper and Joan Wickersham (2016-01-07)
    • Gregory Pardlo and Leslie Jamison (2016-01-08)
    • Charles Bock and Rachel Pastan (2016-01-09)
    • Alexander Chee and Jill McCorkle (2016-01-10)
    • Mark Slouka and Major Jackson (2016-01-11)
    • Stuart Nadler and Kathleen Graber (2016-01-13)
    • Alice Mattison and Deirdre McNamer (2016-01-14)
    • Mark Wunderlich and Megan Mayhew Bergman (2016-01-15)
  • Literature Evening: Phillip B. Williams. Franklin Living Room. (2016-02-24) College Week
  • Christine Smallwood, "The Art of Reviewing" Franklin Living Room. (2016-03-02)  poster
  • Bennington Translates. Susan Harris "Publishing the World: Words without Borders" CAPA Symposium. (2016-03-07) College Week | poster
  • Poetry at Bennington. Orlando White. poster
    • Orlando White. Open class. CAPA Symposium. (2016-03-09)
    • Orlando White. Individual meetings with students. Barn 206A (2016-03-09)
    • Orlando White. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2016-03-09)
    • Orlando White in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Michael Dumanis. CAPA Symposium. (2016-03-10)
  • Wesley Brown, reading. Franklin Living Room(2016-03-16) College Week
  • Literature Evening. Ottessa Moshfegh. Franklin Living Room(2016-03-23) College Week
  • Ann Goldstein ’71, "The Translator: The Writer's Double" dialogue with Barbara Alfano and Benjamin Anastas. Tishman. (2016-03-30) poster
  • Benjamin Moser, “When Susan Sontag Came to Bennington” a dialogue with Benjamin Anastas. CAPA Symposium. April (2016-04-06) College Week | poster
  • Bennington Translates. John C. Peacock. "The Dakota Prisoner of War Letters" CAPA Symposium. (2016-03-14) poster
  • Bennington Translates. Sarah Ponichtera. "Translating Catastrophe: Yiddish Translation After the Wars" CAPA Symposium. (2016-04-04) poster
  • Bennington Translates. Rebecca Petras "The Power of Languages to Save Lives." CAPA Symposium. (2016-04-19) poster
  • Poetry at Bennington. Wayne Koestenbaum. poster
    • Wayne Koestenbaum. Open Class: “Dreams: A Bag of Materials” Cricket Hill Barn (2016-04-20)
    • Wayne Koestenbaum. Poetry reading. Tishman (2016-04-20)
    • Wayne Koestenbaum in conversation with Mark Wunderlich. Barn 100. (2016-04-21)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Cathy Park Hong. poster
    •  Cathy Park Hong. Open class. Cricket Hill Barn (2016-04-27)
    • Cathy Park Hong. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2016-04-27)
    • Cathy Park Hong in conversation with Mark Wunderlich, Michael Dumanis. CAPA Symposium (2016-04-28)
    • Cathy Park Hong Individual Meetings with students. Barn 217 (2016-04-28)
  • Graduate School Series: Literature. Barn 238 (2016-05-03) poster
  • The Literature Evening. Launch party for the inaugural issue of the newly relaunched Bennington Review! Downcaf (2016-05-04) College Week | poster
  • Poetry at Bennington. Charles Simic. poster
    • Charles Simic. Open Class: “Short poems. Epics grow unreadable, empires collapse, but tiny little poems live on.” (2016-05-11)
    • Charles Simic. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2016-05-11)
    • Charles Simic in conversation with Mark Wunderlich and Michael Dumanis. Barn 100. (2016-05-12)
  • Writers Reading: Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. June 16-24. poster
    • Amy Hempel and Asali Solomon. (2016-06-16)
    • Bret Anthony Johnston and Askold Melnyczuk (2016-06-17) 
    • April Bernard and Lauren Groff (2016-06-18)
    • Benjamin Anastas and Ed Ochester (2016-06-19)
    • Sven Birkerts and Vivian Gornick (2016-06-20)
    • Susan Cheever and David Gates (2016-06-22)
    • Lee Clay Johnson and Peter Trachtenberg (2016-06-23)
    • Peter Balakian and Dinah Lenney (2016-06-24)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Safiya Sinclair and James Allen Hall, poetry readings. Tishman. (2016-09-21) poster
    • Safiya Sinclair and James Allen Hall, poetry readings. Tishman. (2016-09-21)
    • Safiya Sinclair and James Allen Hall in conversation with Michael Dumanis Tishman. (2016-09-22)
    • Safiya Sinclair. Individual Meetings with students. Barn 215 (2016-09-22)
    • Safiya Sinclair.  Lunch talk with students. Green Dining Room (2016-09-22)
    • Safiya Sinclair. Second set of individual meetings with students. Barn 215 (2016-09-22)
    • James Allen Hall. Master Class: "Point of View in Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction." Cricket Hill Barn (2016-09-21)
    • James Allen Hall. Individual Meetings with students. Barn 246 (2016-09-22)
    • James Allen Hall. Second set of Individual Meetings with students, 1:30-2:20 PM, Barn 246 (2016-09-22)
    • James Allen Hall. Class Visit: Bennington Review: a Practicum in Literary Editing and Publishing, Michael Dumanis. VAPA E207 (2016-09-22)
  • The Once and Future Bennington Review: Reborn at 50. 4:00 PM, Deane Carriage Barn Fireplace Room (2016-09-23)
  • Bennington Review Reborn at 50: A Tribute and Celebration. 5:00 PM, Deane Carriage Barn Pit. (2016-09-23)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Mary Ruefle, poetry reading. Tishman. (2016-10-05) poster
    • Mary Ruefle. Master Class: Erasures. Cricket Hill Barn (2016-10-05)
    • Mary Ruefle. Poetry reading. Tishman (2016-10-05)
    • Mary Ruefle in conversation with Michael Dumanis. Franklin Living Room (2016-10-06)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Nick Flynn. poster
    • Nick Flynn. Master Class: Bewilderment. Cricket Hill Barn (2016-10-26)
    • Nick Flynn. Poetry Reading. Tishman (2016-10-26)
    • Nick Flynn. Individual meetings with students. Barn 246 (2016-10-27)
    • Nick Flynn in conversation with Michael Dumanis. Green Dining Room  (2016-10-27)
  • Silo Presents: Spooky Reading! Izzy Casey, Cole Hersey, Paul van Sickle, Alec MacNeil, Sam Krause, Charlotte O'Dair, Miranda Gibbs, Ayesha Raees, and Ebi Causey. Stairs Underneath Lester Martin. (2016-11-05)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Rae Armantrout and Monica Youn. (2016-11-09) poster
    • Rae Armantrout. Master Class: Who’s There? (voice/voices in poetry) Cricket Hill Barn (2016-11-09)
    • Monica Youn. Master Class: Revision: Beyond the Zero-Sum Game. Cricket Hill Barn (2016-11-09)
    • Rae Armantrout and Monica Youn. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2016-11-09)
    • Monica Youn. Individual Meetings with students. Barn 215.  (2016-11-10)
    • Rae Armantrout in conversation with Michael Dumanis. Green Dining Room. (2016-11-10)

2017

  • Writers Reading. Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. January 5-13. poster
    • Gregory Pardlo and Claire Vaye Watkins. (2017-01-05)
    • Kathleen Graber and Kaitlyn Greenidge (2017-01-06)
    • Rachel Pastan and Josh Weil (2017-01-07)
    • Natalie Diaz and Clifford Thompson (2017-01-08)
    • Major Jackson and Stuart Nadler (2017-01-09)
    • Alice Mattison and Bob Shacochis (2017-01-11)
    • Jill McCorkle and Lynne Sharon Schwartz (2017-01-12)
    • Joan Wickersham and James Wood (2017-01-!3)
  • Bennington Translates: Far and Wide, Close and Deep. Esther Allen (2017-03-15) poster
  • Bennington Translates: Far and Wide, Close and Deep. Peter Constantine. "Translation & Autobiography: a talk" (2017-03-22) poster | College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Heather Christle and Zachary Schomburg. poster
    • Heather Christle & Zachary Schomburg in conversation with Michael Dumanis. Green Dining Room. (2017-03-29) College Week 
    • Master Class, Zachary Schomburg, EAC 1. (2017-03-29) College Week 
    • Heather Christle & Zachary Schomburg. Poetry Reading. Tishman (2017-03-29) College Week 
    • Master Class, Heather Christle, EAC 2. (2017-03-30) College Week 
  • Poetry at Bennington. Terrance Hayes. poster
    • Master Class, Terrance Hayes, Cricket Hill Barn. (2017-04-05) College Week
    • Terrance Hayes. Poetry Reading. Tishman Lecture Hall (2017-04-05) College Week
    • In Conversation with Terrance Hayes, Green Dining Room. (2017-04-06) College Week
  • Literature Evening: Annie DeWitt. Franklin Living Room (2017-04-19) College Week
  • The Queering of Elizabeth Bishop: a panel discussion with Megan Marshall, April Bernard, and Mark Wunderlich, moderated by Benjamin Anastas. CAPA Symposium (2017-04-26) College Week | Poster
  • Master Class on Literary Biography with Megan Marshall. CAPA Symposium. (2017-04-27) College Week | photographs
  • Poetry at Bennington. Amanda Nadelberg and Robyn Schiff. poster
  • Poetry at Bennington. Natasha Trethewey. poster
    • Natasha Trethewey in Conversation with Michael Dumanis. Cricket Hill Conference Room. (2017-05-10) College Week
    • Natasha Trethewey Poetry Reading. Tishman. (2017-05-10) College Week
  • Bennington Translates: Far and Wide, Close and Deep. Eliot Weinberger: "Ancestors: a Talk" CAPA Symposium (2017-05-17) poster | College Week
  • Senior Readings. DownCaf. (2017-05-24) College Week 
  • Literature Evening: Student Readings. Franklin Living Room. (2017-05-31) College Week
  • Writers Reading. Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. June 15 - 23, 2017. poster
    • Kaitlyn Greenidge and Amy Hempel (2017-06-15)
    • Benjamin Anastas and Mark Wunderlich (2017-06-16)
    • Susan Cheever and Jean Valentine (2017-06-17)
    • Askold Melnyczuk and Peter Trachtenberg (2017-06-18)
    • April Bernard and David Gates (2017-06-19)
    • Sven Birkerts and Amy Gerstler (2017-06-21)
    • Susan Choi and Ed Ochester (2017-06-22)
    • Don Lee and Dinah Lenney (2017-06-23)
  • Award-winning Poet Wunderlich Named Director of Bennington College Writing Seminars. Press release. (2017-07-21)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Gabrielle Calvocoressi. poster
    • Master Class: Gabrielle Calvocoressi. Cricket Hill Conference Room  (2017-09-13) College Week
    • Gabrielle Calvocoressi Poetry Reading. Tishman Lecture Hall. (2017-09-13) College Week
    • Gabrielle Calvocoressi in conversation with Mark Wunderlich, Barn 238 (2017-09-14) College Week
  • Carmen Maria Machado. Reading. Franklin. (2017-09-20) College Week
  • Robert Frost Stone House Museum gifted to Bennington College from the Friends of Robert Frost. (2017-09-25) Press release
  • Bennington Review Launch Party. Crossett Library. (2017-09-27) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Marie Howe. poster
    • Master Class: Marie Howe. Cricket Hill Barn Conference Room (2017-09-27) College Week
    • Marie Howe Poetry Reading. Tishman. (2017-09-27) College Week
    • In Conversation: Marie Howe and Mark Wunderlich, Cricket Hill Barn Conference Room  (2017-09-28) College Week
  • Stefania Heim Poetry Reading. Franklin Living Room. (2017-10-04) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Kaveh Akbar. poster
    • Poetry Workshop: Kaveh Akbar. Cricket Hill Barn. (2017-10-25) College Week
    • Kaveh Akbar Poetry Reading. (2017-10-25) College Week
    • Conversation with Kaveh Akbar and Phillip B. Williams. Barn 238. (2017-10-26) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Mai Der Vang. poster
    • Master Class: Mai Der Vang. “To Let Go of Knowing: Aesthetic Risk and Discovery in Poetry” Cricket Hill Barn Conference Roo. (2017-11-01) College Week
    • Mai Der Vang Poetry Reading. Tishman Lecture Hall. (2017-11-01) College Week
  • Bennington Translates: Empathy, Intimacy, Imagination. Aaron Coleman "Locating and Translating New World Blacknesses." CAPA Symposium (2017-11-02) College Week | Series Poster | Individual Poster
  • Evening of Poetry and Music with Chris Weisman, Wendy Eisenburg, Omed Goodarzi. DownCaf. (2017-11-11) College Week
  • Bennington Translates: Empathy, Intimacy, Imagination. Elisabeth Jaquette "“Imagining Arabic Literature Beyond Politics”" CAPA Symposium (2017-11-30) | Poster

2018

  • Writers Reading. Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. January  4-12. press release
    • Jenny Boully and Jill McCorkle (2018-01-04)
    • Major Jackson and Claire Vaye Watkins (2018-01-05)
    • David Gates and Carmen Giménez Smith (2018-01-06)
    • Douglas Bauer and Deirdre McNamer (2018-01-07)
    • Stuart Nadler and Monica Youn (2018-01-08)
    • Alice Mattison and Clifford Thompson (2018-01-10)
    • Wayne Koestenbaum and Lynne Sharon Schwartz (2018-01-11)
    • Alexander Chee and Allan Gurganus (2018-01-12)
  • Bennington Translates. Ilan Stavans. Translating the Classics: Cervantes, Shakespeare, & Spanglish; The Bible, Borges, & Bishop; Latin, Ladino, & Yiddish. CAPA Symposium (2018-02-26) poster | press release
  • Literature Evening. Kathleen Alcott reading. Franklin Living Room. (2018-02-28) College Week | press release
  • Literature Evening. Morgan Jerkins MFA ’16 reading. Franklin Living Room. (2018-03-14) College Weekpress release
  • Poetry at Bennington. Robin Coste Lewis. poster
    • Robin Coste Lewis in conversation with Camille Guthrie. CAPA Symposium (2018-03-21)
    • Robin Coste Lewis Master Class: Writing and Photography. Cricket Hill Barn (2018-03-21)
    • Robin Coste Lewis. Poetry reading and book signing. Tishman (2018-03-21)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Evie Shockley. poster
    • Evie Shockley. Master Class: Structure as Armor; Structure as Bridge. Cricket Hill Barn (2018-03-28)
    • Evie Shockley. Poetry Reading. Tishman  (2018-03-28)
    • Evie Shockley. Individual Meetings with students. Barn 242 (2018-03-29)
    • Evie Shockley in conversation with Michael Dumanis & Phillip B. Williams. Dickinson 209  (2018-03-29)
  • Bennington Translates. Katrina Dodson. “Diasporic Translations: A Conversation with Katrina Dodson.” CAPA Symposium (2018-04-04) press release | poster
  • A Writer in Egypt: Basma Abdel Aziz in conversation with Elisabeth Jaquette. CAPA Symposium. (2018-04-25) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Morgan Parker and Natalie Shapero. poster
    • Morgan Parker. Individual Meetings with students. Barn 242 (2018-05-02)
    • Natalie Shapero. Master Class: Unuplifted. Cricket Hill Barn (2018-05-02)
    • Morgan Parker and Natalie Shapero. Reading. Tishman (2018-05-02)
    • Morgan Parker and Natalie Shapero in conversation with Michael Dumanis and Phillip B. Williams. Dickinson 209 (2018-05-03)
    • Morgan Parker. Master Class: The New Lyric Tradition. CAPA Symposium (2018-05-03)
    • Natalie Shapero. Individual Meetings with students. Barn 242 (2018-05-03)
  • Literature Evening. Bennington Alumni Reading with Chandler Klang Smith ’05, Anaïs Duplan’14. Franklin Living Room. (2018-05-09) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Ross Gay. poster
    • Ross Gay. Master Class: The Delightful Dislodging: Or, A Garden. EAC 1 (2018-05-15)
    • Ross Gay. Class Visit: Black Nature Writing with Phillip B. Williams. EAC 1 (2018-05-15)
    • Ross Gay in conversation with Michael Dumanis & Phillip B. Williams. Cricket Hill Barn (2018-05-15)
    • Ross Gay. Poetry reading. Tishman (2018-05-16)
  • Literature Evening. Senior Readings. DownCaf (2018-05-23) College Week
  • Literature Evening. Students Reading. Franklin Living Room (2018-05-30) College Week
  • Writers Reading. Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. Deane Carriage Barn. June 14-22. poster
    • April Bernard and Justin Torres. (2018-06-14)
    • Melissa Febos and Amy Hempel. (2018-06-15)
    • Brian Blanchfield and Jennifer Chang (2018-06-16)
    • Donika Kelly and Salvatore Scibona (2018-06-17)
    • Susan Cheever and Michael Dumanis (2018-06-18)
    • Manuel Gonzales and Dinah Lenney (2018-06-20)
    • Amber Caron and Jia Oak Baker and Hugh Ryan (2018-06-21)
    • Brenda Shaughnessy and Peter Trachtenberg (2018-06-22)
  • Literature Evening. Literature faculty Anna Maria Hong reading. Franklin Living Room. (2018-09-26) College Week
  • Phillip Williams. "Concrete Poetry and the Shape of Meaning." EAC 1 (2018-09-29) Family Weekend schedule
  • Literature Evening. Literature faculty Manuel Gonzales reading. Franklin Living Room. (2018-10-03) College Week
  • Literature Evening. Visiting Literature faculty Kathleen Alcott reading. Franklin Living Room (2018-10-10) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Dawn Lundy Martin. poster | College Week
    • Class/hands-on workshop: “The Material Nature of Poetry and Its Potential to Alter Reality" Cricket Hill Barn (2018-10-17)
    • Dawn Lundy Martin. Poetry reading and book signing. Tishman. (2018-10-17)
    • Dawn Lundy Martin in conversation with Phillip B. Williams. EAC 1 (2018-10-18)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Daniel Borzutzky and Rachel Galvin. poster | College Week
    • Daniel Borzutzky. Master class: “Lines We Cross, Lines that Cross Us: Literature and Migration.” CAPA Symposium (2018-10-23)
    • Daniel Borzutzky & Rachel Galvin in conversation with Michael Dumanis. Cricket Hill Barn. (2018-10-24)
    • Rachel Galvin. Master Class “Transcreation as Poetic Practice.” Cricket Hill Barn. (2018-10-24)
    • Daniel Borzutzky and Rachel Galvin. Poetry reading and book signing. Tishman. (2018-10-24)
  • Literature Evening. Javier Zamora poetry reading. EAC 1.This event sponsored by Literature, CAPA and SCT. (2018-11-05) College Week
  • Literature Evening. Catherine Lacey reading. Franklin Living Room. (2018-11-07) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Cynthia Cruz and Sandra Simonds. poster | College Week
    • Cynthia Cruz & Sandra Simonds in conversation with Michael Dumanis. Cricket Hill Barn. (2018-11-14)
    • Cynthia Cruz. Craft talk, “The Poetics of Still Life.” Cricket Hill Barn. (2018-11-14)
    • Cynthia Cruz and Sandra Simonds. Poetry reading. Tishman. (2018-11-14)
    • Sandra Simonds. Craft talk, “Antifascist Poetics." Dickinson 148. (2018-11-15)
  • Mary Gabriel. Lecture on her book, Ninth Street Women. Tishman. (2018-11-19) Press release | poster 
  • Poetry at Bennington. Don Mee Choi. poster | College Week
    • Don Mee Choi. Craft talk “Translation is a mode=Translation is an anti neocolonial mode.” Cricket Hill Barn. (2018-11-27) 
    • Don Mee Choi in conversation with Michael Dumamis. Cricket Hill Barn. (2018-11-28) 
    • Don Mee Choi. Poetry reading and book signing. Tishman. (2018-11-28) 
  • Literature Evening. Student Readings. Franklin Living Room (2018-12-12) College Week 

2019

  • Writers Reading. Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. Tishman. January 3-11. Press release
    • Douglas Bauer and Carmen Giménez Smith (2019-01-03)
    • Jenny Boully and David Gates (2019-01-04)
    • Benjamin Anastas and Lynne Sharon Schwartz (2019-01-05)
    • Deirdre McNamer and Natalie Scenters-Zapico (2019-01-06)
    • J. Mae Barizo, Hannah Howard, and Erin Kate Ryan (2019-01-07)
    • Derek Palacio and Craig Morgan Teicher (2019-01-09)
    • Sarah Messer and Alice Mattison (2019-01-10)
    • Garth Greenwell and Mark Wunderlich (2019-01-11)
  • Literature Evening. Monica Ferrell and Jessica Fisher. Franklin Living Room (2019-02-27) Press release
  • Literature Evening. Andrea Lawlor. Franklin Living Room (2019-03-06) Press release
  • Literature Evening. Faculty member Natalie Scenters-Zapico. Franklin Living Room (2019-03-13) Press release
  • Literature Evening. Alumni Joseph Grantham ’16 and Catherine Pikula ’13. Franklin Living Room  (2019-03-20) Press release
  • Literature Evening. Faculty members Phillip B. Williams and Michael Dumanis. Franklin Living Room (2019-04-03) Press release
  • Literature Evening. Salvatore Scibona. Franklin Living Room (2019-05-15) Press release
  • Poetry at Bennington. Erica Dawson and Dora Malech. poster 
    • Erica Dawson and Dora Malech. Reading. Tishman (2019-04-17)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Tyehimba Jess. poster | College Week 
    • Tyehimba Jess. Master class, “Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack” EAC 1 (2019-04-24)
    • Tyehimba Jess in conversation with Michael Dumanis and Phillip B. Williams. EAC 1 (2019-04-24)
    • Tyehimba Jess. Reading. Tishman (2019-04-24)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Robert Farnsworth and Craig Morgan Teicher. poster | College Week 
    • Craig Morgan Teicher. Master class, “Prose that Reverses: On Poetic Nonfiction. Cricket Hill Barn. (2019-04-30)
    • Robert Farnsworth. Craft talk, “Meandering? Composing” Robert Frost Stone House Museum. (2019-05-01)
    • Robert Farnsworth and Craig Morgan Teicher. A Conversation about Mentorship, moderated by Michael Dumanis.Robert Frost Stone House Museum. (2019-05-01)
    • Robert Farnsworth and Craig Morgan Teicher. Reading. Tishman (2019-05-01)
  • Poetry at Bennington. Katie Ford. College Weekposter 
    • Katie Ford. Master class, “The Inheritance and Haunting of the Sonnet” EAC 1 (2019-05-08)
    • Katie Ford. Reading. Tishman (2019-05-08)
    • Katie Ford in conversation with Phillip B. Williams. Dickinson 232. (2019-05-08)
  • Literature Evening. Seniors who have completed a creative or critical thesis reading. Franklin Living Room (2019-05-22) press release
  • Literature Evening. Reading of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction by current Bennington students. (2019-05-29) press release
  • Writers Reading. Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty and Guests Reading Series. Tishman. June 13-21. poster | press release 
    • Manuel Gonzales and Dorothea Lasky (2019-06-13)
    • April Bernard and Peter Trachtenberg (2019-06-14)
    • Lisa Brennan-Jobs MFA ’09 and Jamie Quatro MFA ’09 (2019-06-15)
    • Jennifer Chang and Susan Cheever (2019-06-16)
    • Keith Lesmeister MFA ’14 , Cassie Pruyn MFA ’14 , and Walter M. Robinson MFA ’14 (2019-06-17)
    • Dinah Lenney and Stuart Nadler (2019-06-19)
    • Chelsea Hodson MFA ’17 and Claire Vaye Watkins (2019-06-20)
    • Sarai Walker MFA ’03 and Phillip B. Williams 21)
  • Sarai Walker, MFA '03. Commencement speaker for the Bennington Writing Seminars. Usdan (2019-06-22) press release
  • Translators Without Borders: Language as a Means of Survival in Humanitarian Crisis. CAPA (2019-09-16) College Week
  • Literature Evening. Rachel Lyon. Franklin Living Room (2019-09-25) events | College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Chelsey Minnis. events
    • Chelsey Minnis. Master class: Some ideas for an idiosyncratic writing process: Self-wrangling, playtime, the hype of the subconscious mind, synesthesia and self-bribery. EAC 1 (2019-10-01) College Week
    • Chelsey Minnis in conversation with Michael Dumanis. Commons 326 (2019-10-02) College Week
    • Chelsey Minnis. Poetry reading and book signing. Tishman (2019-10-02) College Week 
  • Mari Yoshihara. Speaking about her new book,  Dearest Lenny: Letters from Japan and the Making of the World Maestro. CAPA Symposium. (2019-10-11) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Anne Waldman ’66 events
    • Anne Waldman '66. Master Class. EAC 1 (2019-10-15) College Week
    • Anne Waldman in Conversation with Michael Dumanis. Commons 326 (2019-10-16) College Week
    • Anne Waldman '66. Poetry reading and book signing. Tishman (2019-10-16) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Jericho Brown events
    • Jericho Brown in Conversation with Michael Dumanis. Commons 326 (2019-10-23) College Week
    • Jericho Brown. Poetry reading and book signing. Tishman (2019-10-23) College Week
    • Jericho Brown. Master Class. Commons 326 (2019-10-24) College Week
  • Poetry at Bennington. Ariana Reines events 
    • Ariana Reines. Master Class. Commons 326. (2019-10-29) College Week
    • Ariana Reines in conversation with Michael Dumanis. Commons 326. (2019-10-29) College Week
    • Ariana Reines. Poetry reading and book signing. Tishman (2019-10-30) College Week
  • Elliott Holt. Franklin Living Room (2019-11-06) College Week
  • Stuart Nadler. Franklin Living Room (2019-11-11) College Week
  • Derek Palacio. EAC 1 (2019-11-14) College Week
  • Rachel Heng. Franklin Living Room (2019-11-20) College Week
  • Literature Evening. Paul La Farge. Franklin Living Room (2019-12-04) College Week
  • Polina Barskova. Poetry reading. Sponsored by the Literature program at Bennington College and the department of German and Russian at Williams College. EAC 1 (2019-12-05) College Week
  • Literature Evening. Maria Kuznetsova. Franklin Living Room (2019-12-09) College Week