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Poets: Reed Bye, Bhanu Kapil, Michelle Naka Pierce, Andrea Rexilius, Andrew Schelling, and Anne Waldman. Fiction writer: Junior Burke. Nonfiction writer: J’Lyn Chapman.
Teaching Assistantship; Graduate Assistantships; Anne Waldman, Allen Ginsberg, and Kerouac Graduate Fellowships; Scholarships and Awards
This program features several reading series, such as the 4x4 student reading series, the MFA graduation readings, and the What Where Series of visiting writers, the JKS Symposium, and the [Dis]embodied Poetics Conference. Students attend workshops with visiting writers and artists in the Kerouac School’s renowned Summer Writing Program. Over sixty guests visit each year, offering students the opportunity to be in dialogue with a community of writers. Programming includes workshops, lectures, panels, readings, special events, and more.
The program collaborates with the theatre department in embodied poetics and has a contemplative requirement to be completed in meditation, yoga, ikebana, or Contemplative Poetics or Mind Moving. Other features include a seminar in pedagogy, letterpress printing, and community teaching through Project Outreach.
Will Christopher Baer, Brenda Coultas, kari edwards, Laird Hunt, Rachel Levitsky, Sean Murphy, Eleni Sikelianos