Poets: Lisa Olstein and Dean Young. Fiction writers: Edward Carey, Oscar Cásares, Peter LaSalle, Elizabeth McCracken, and Deb Olin Unferth.
Teaching Assistantships, Fellowships, Grants, Summer Funding
All students in both literature and creative writing are fully funded.
Bat City Review  
The program hosts a reading series for visiting writers, who also work with students. Other features include editorial postitions with Bat City Review and the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories anthology; and the Keene Prize for Literature , given annually to a University of Texas student for a work of poetry, fiction, or nonfiction.