Poets: T. J. Anderson, III, R. H. W. Dillard, Cathryn Hankla, Jeanne Larsen, and Thorpe Moeckel. Fiction writers: Carrie Brown and Elizabeth Poliner. Nonfiction writer: Eric Trethewey.
Teaching Fellowships, Graduate Assistantships, Tuition Grants, Part-Time Employment
Hollins Critic 
This program is home to the Jackson Center for Creative Writing and features a Visiting Writers Series as well as a literary festival. Spring semester courses are taught by the writer-in-residence and cross-genre work is encouraged. Students also have the opportunity to get involved with the Hollins Critic.
Madison Smartt Bell, Lisa Bower, Kiran Desai, Luke Johnson, Matthew Klam, Will Schutt, Natasha Trethewey