Poets: Rita Dove, Paul Guest, Debra Nystrom, Gregory Orr, and Lisa Russ Spaar. Fiction writers: Jane Alison, Sydney Blair, John Casey, Jeb Livingood, and Chris Tilghman.
Teaching Assistantships, Fellowships
All students are fully funded for two years.
Students study under Rhea Visiting Writers and Lecturers. Rhea Visiting Writers take residence on campus for one week, offering a public reading, conducting a craft talk, and conducting intensive one-on-one tutorials with students.