Poetry: Beth Ann Fennelly, Ann Fisher-Wirth, Derrick Harriell
Fiction: Matthew Bondurant, Tom Franklin, Chris Offutt
The Grisham Writer in Residence for 2015–2016 will be fiction writer Kiese Laymon.
The program fully funds all students through Grisham Fellowships, teaching assistantships, or fellowships.
The program hosts the John and Renee Grisham Visiting Writers Series, the Oxford Conference on the Book, and a student-run reading series.
Greg Brownderville, Danielle Sellers, Alex Taylor, Milton O'Neal Walsh, Jr.