Marcia B. Loughran won Mrs. Mott’s prestigious haiku prize in fifth grade at the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C., and resumed her writing career thirty years later. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from the Bennington Writing Seminars in 2013. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Pennsylvania English, Verdad, Spoon River Poetry Review and elsewhere. Marcia’s chapbook Still Life with Weather won the 2016 WaterSedge Poetry Chapbook Prize. Her second prize-winning chapbook, My Mother Never Died Before and Other Poems will be released January 2021 by The Poetry Box. In non-pandemic times, Marcia reads her work in bars, bookstores and black-box theaters in New York City and the Catskills. She is a nurse practitioner and proud resident of Queens, NY.


Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – 7pm EST
Facebook Live

Link on the Bennington Writers FB page.

Please join these five formidable, yet genial, Bennington writers: Claudia Stanek, Marcia Loughran, Julia Pistell, Bree Wolfe, and Alex Dawson. V. Hansmann, host

Past Events


The Poetry Box LIVE
Saturday, January 9, 2021
7pm (Eastern)

Click here to join ZOOM meeting:

Meeting ID: 974 2140 3113
Passcode: 664279