Poets: Robin Behn, Joel Brouwer, and Heidi Lynn Staples. Fiction writer: Kellie Wells. Fiction and nonfiction writers: Michael Martone and Wendy Rawlings. Nonfiction writer: Hali Felt.
Teaching Assistantships, Fellowships
The program hosts the MFA Reading Series, the Bankhead Visiting Writers Series, and the Coal Royalty Chairholders teaching residencies. Other features include cross-genre courses; the student-run literary magazine Black Warrior Review; and opportunities to teach in correctional facilities through the Alabama Prison Arts & Education Program, and in secondary schools through the Writers in Schools Program and the Creative Writing Club.