Poet and fiction writer: John Bensko. Poet and creative nonfiction writer: Sonja Livingston. Fiction writers: John Bensko, Cary Holladay, Tim Johnston, and Courtney Santo.
Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Assistantships, Awards, Staff Positions for the Pinch
The Pinch 
This program features the River City Writers Series as well as the Student Reading Series. Students may mix genres and choose from four tracks: Studio, Literary Studies, Creative/Professional Writing, Cross Disciplinary Studies. Courses are also offered in publishing and literary career-building.
In addition to this program, the department also offers an MA in Professional Writing.
The application deadline for the fall semester is March 1; the application deadline for the spring semester is October 15.
Darnell Arnoult, Will Christopher Baer, Alexandria La Faye, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Mark Yakich