Bard College at Simon's Rock: the Early College

Pursue Literary Studies


This concentration is designed to foster students’ skills as interpreters of literature and as writers, while also instilling appreciation of form and knowledge about literature and its relationship to social and political contexts.

The literary studies program consists of seven faculty members, all dedicated teachers and scholars.


Students have the opportunity to meet writers of national and international renown through the Poetry and Fiction Series, as well as to work on Glacial Erratic, the literary and arts journal of the College, and SpeakEasy, the College's newspaper.

Here are some helpful links to professional societies in literature, databases of literary criticism and scholarship and other helpful information.