Lysley Tenorio

The 2014 Book One Lecture at Simon's Rock featured Lysley Tenorio, the Filipino-American short story writer of 'Monstress: Stories'. An event designed for the public and the college community, the event was held August 18th at the McConnell Theater in the campus' 50,000-square-foot Daniel Arts Center.

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Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

In my classes this spring at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, I have been exploring the fruitful overlap between the humanities and environmental studies.

Specifically, in a class entitled “Women Write the World,” we are reading a series of literary approaches to environmental activism on a wide range of issues, from deforestation and climate change to biodiversity loss and the dangers of agricultural mono-cropping.

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