Poets: Linda Gregerson, Laura Kasischke, Khaled Mattawa, and Keith Taylor. Fiction writers: Michael Byers, Peter Ho Davies, Eileen Pollack, Douglas Trevor, and Claire Vaye Watkins. The Delblanco Visiting Professor is poet Tarfia Faizullah.
Teaching Assistantships, Civitas Fellowship, Zell Summer Funding, Internships
All students receive full funding. Qualified graduates may earn Zell post-MFA, third-year support.
Michigan Quarterly Review and Canarium Books
The program hosts the Zell Visiting Writers Series, through which visiting writers give readings, hold craft talks, lead workshops, and offer individual consultations with students. Other features include opportunities to teach with 826michigan and InsideOut Detroit, work on the Best American Nonrequired Reading anthology, read submissions for Michigan Quarterly Review and Canarium Books, curate the student reading series, and partner with other area literary organizations.
Michelle Chan Brown, Joshua Edwards, Donovan Hohn, Tung-Hui Hu, Nami Moon, Benjamin Paloff, Jess Row