Poets: James Arthur, John Irwin, Dora Malech, Mary Jo Salter, and David Yezzi. Fiction writers: Matthew Klam, Brad Leithauser, Alice McDermott, Jean McGarry, and Eric Puchner.
Teaching Assistantships, Research Assistantships, Fellowships. All students are fully funded.
Founded in 1947, this program is the second-oldest program in the United States. It features both a department reading series and a graduate student reading series. Students have access to Johns Hopkins University's Peabody Institute of Music and collaborations with Maryland Institute College of Art.
Chimamanda Adiche, Jeffrey Blitz, Wes Craven, Louise Erdrich, Porochista Khakpour, Phillis Levin, ZZ Packer, Tom Sleigh, Elizabeth Spires, Rosanna Warren