Poets: Lucie Brock-Broido, Timothy Donnelly, and Dorothea Lasky. 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, Leslie Jamison, Margo Jefferson, Richard Locke, Phillip Lopate, and Patricia O’Toole. Translator: Susan Bernofsky.
Teaching Fellowships, Research Assistantships, Scholarships, Internships
The program hosts the Creative Writing Lectures; Stalking the Essay, an annual symposium on essay writing; the Nonfiction Dialogues; 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.
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