Poetry: Lucie Brock-Broido , Timothy Donnelly, Dorothea Lasky 
Fiction: Paul Beatty, Nicholas Christopher , Deborah Eisenberg, Richard Ford, Heidi Julavits, Binnie Kirshenbaum, Victor LaValle, Sam Lipsyte, Ben Marcus, Ben Metcalf, Orhan Pamuk , Elissa Schappell, Gary Shteyngart , Alan Ziegler
Nonfiction: Hilton Als,  Lis Harris, Leslie Jamison , Margo Jefferson, Richard Locke, Phillip Lopate 
Translation: Susan Bernofsky 
The program offers teaching fellowships, research assistantships, scholarships, and internships.
The program hosts the Creative Writing Lectures; the Word for Word Literary Translation Exchange; Life After the MFA panels; an annual agents mixer; the student reading series, Gallery Reading Series; and the alumni reading series, Columbia Selects MFA Reading Series.
The program also offers a joint course of study in literary translation.
Elisa Albert , Mia Alvar , Jonathan Ames, Mary Jo Bang, Lucie Brock-Broido , Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Tina Chang , Emma Cline , Henri Cole , Meghan Daum, Kiran Desai, Timothy Donnelly, Stephen Dubner , Peter Farrelly, Rivka Galchen, Matt Gallagher, Philip Gourevitch, Eliza Griswold , Marie Howe,  Mat Johnson, Heidi Julavits, Owen King , Alexandra Kleeman , Victor LaValle , Stephen McCauley , Dinaw Mengestu, Susan Minot, Rick Moody, Gregory Pardlo , Julie Otsuka , Richard Price, Claudia Rankine , Karen Russell, Vijay Seshadri, Brenda Shaughnessy, Mona Simpson , Tracy K. Smith, Wells Tower, Adam Wilson, Mark Wunderlich