Poets: Susan Briante, Farid Matuk, and Joshua Marie Wilkinson. Fiction writers: Kate Bernheimer, Julie Iromuanya, Manuel Muñoz, and Aurelie Sheehan. Nonfiction writers: Christopher Cokinos, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Fenton Johnson, and Ander Monson.
All students receive a full tuition waiver, health benefits, and a stipend of approximately $14,000 through a teaching assistantship, a Writer as Citizen position, a Poetry Center assistantship, or a Fairy Tale Review assistantship.
The program houses the Poetry Center, three reading series, and the literary journals Sonora Review and Fairy Tale Review. Other features include Writer as Citizen internships, opportunities for a fifth semester, and travel grants.
Loren Goodman, Tony Hoagland, Megan Kimble, Matt Mendez, Antonya Nelson, David Rivard, Richard Russo, Peggy Shoemaker, Richard Siken, David Foster Wallace