Poets: Lucie Brock-Broido, Timothy Donnelly, Richard Howard, Dorothea Lasky, and Mark Strand. Fiction writers: Donald Antrim, Nicholas Christopher, Stacey D'Erasmo , Deborah Eisenberg, Richard Ford, Heidi Julavits, Binnie Kirshenbaum , Victor Lavalle , Sam Lipsyte, Ben Marcus , Orhan Pamuk, Simon Schama, Gary Shteyngart, and Alan Ziegler. Nonfiction writers: Lis Harris, Margo Jefferson, Richard Locke, Phillip Lopate, Patricia O’Toole, and Susan Bernofsky.
Teaching Fellowships, Research Assistantships, Scholarships, Internships
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This program features the Creative Writing Lecture series, the KGB Faculty Selects reading series, the Nonfiction Dialogues series, and student readings such as Gallery. Special master classes, training, and teaching opportunities are available.
Opportunities are also available for students to intern with literary publications such as the New Yorker and at literary organizations such as the Academy of American Poets. Additonally, the program holds an annual mixer event with literary agents for alumni and students who have finished their coursework and have a book ready.
Jonathan Ames, Mary Jo Bang, Thomas Beller , Lucie Brock-Broido, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Henri Cole, Meghan Daum , Kiran Desai, Stephen Dubner, Peter Farrelly, Rivka Galchen , Philip Gourevitch, Eliza Griswold, John Haskell , Marie Howe, Heidi Julavits, Ben Kunkel, Victor LaValle , Adam Mansbach, Stephen McCauley, Dinaw Mengestu, Rick Moody, Richard Price, Camille Rankine, Karen Russell, Brenda Shaughnessy, Mona Simpson, Wells Tower