Issue 2 Launch on November 29 in Brooklyn

Editor Michael Dumanis and Managing Editor Chelsea Hodson invite you to join us at 7PM on November 29, 2016, for a BookCourt (163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201) reading in celebration of Issue 2 of Bennington Review, the Misbegotten Youth issue. Issue 2 contributors Cynthia Cruz, Darcie Dennigan, Alex Dimitrov, Shane Jones, Irina Reyn and Craig Morgan Teicher will read. Wine will be served.

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Cynthia Cruz is the author of four collections of poetry: Ruin, The Glimmering Room, Wunderkammer, and most recently, How the End Begins (Four Way Books, 2016). The recipient of a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, she lives in Brooklyn and teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College.

Darcie Dennigan is the author of three books, including Palace of Subatomic Bliss (Canarium Books, 2016) and Madame X (Canarium Books, 2012). She lives in Providence and works as a poet-in-residence at the University of Connecticut.

Alex Dimitrov is the author of Together and by Ourselves (forthcoming from Copper Canyon, 2017), Begging for It (Four Way Books, 2013), and the digital chapbook American Boys. He is Senior Content Editor for the Academy of American Poets.;

Shane Jones is the author of the novels Light Boxes, Daniel Fights A Hurricane (Penguin, 2012), and Crystal Eaters(Two Dollar Radio, 2014). He lives in Albany, New York.

Irina Reyn is the author of two novels, What Happened to Anna K. and The Imperial Wife (St. Martin's, 2016). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, One Story, and Post Road. She teaches fiction writing at the University of Pittsburgh.

Craig Morgan Teicher is the author of several books, including To Keep Love Blurry (BOA, 2015) and The Trembling Answers (forthcoming from BOA, 2017). He is the editor of Once and For All: The Best of Delmore Schwartz. He is Director of Digital Operations and Poetry Editor at Publishers Weekly, and serves as Poetry Editor of The Literary Review.