Poets: Lynn Emanuel, Yona Harvey, Terrance Hayes, and Dawn Lundy Martin. Fiction writers: Fiona Cheong, Angie Cruz, William Lychak, and Irina Reyn. Nonfiction writers: Jeanne Marie Laskas, Michael Meyer, and Peter Trachtenberg.
Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Assistantships, Fellowships, Turow-Kinder Prize in Fiction, Brown Award, Block Award, Academy of American Poets Prize
Hot Metal Bridge, No, Collision
The program hosts the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. Other features include the literary journal Hot Metal Bridge; internships with the website longform.org, which aggregates online nonfiction; courses in digital literature and literary medical journalism; travel grants to attend conferences and present papers; and University of Pittsburgh Press, which awards the annual Drue Heinz Prize for Literature and the annual Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize for Poetry.
Terrance Hayes, Rebecca Skloot, Judith Vollmer