Poets: April Bernard, David Daniel, Major Jackson, Ed Ochester, and Mark Wunderlich. Fiction writers: Angie Cruz, David Gates, Amy Hempel, Bret Anthony Johnston, Alice Mattison, Jill McCorkle, Askold Melnyczuk, Brian Morton, Rachel Pastan, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, and Paul Yoon. Nonfiction writers: Benjamin Anastas, Sven Birkerts, Susan Cheever, Dinah Lenney, and Peter Trachtenberg.
Students attend two 10-day residencies each year, in January and June, in Bennington, Vermont. The program hosts a nightly reading series and a visiting writers series, as well as lectures, craft sessions, and publishing courses. Other features include an annual anthology of work by graduating students.
Submit application materials by September 1 for the winter term or by March 1, 2016, for the summer term.