Poetry: Kyle Dargan, David Keplinger
Fiction: Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Stephanie Grant, Patricia Park
Nonfiction: Rachel Louise Snyder
The program offers partial funding. The program offers a number of partial tuition waivers, teaching assistantships, fellowships, and positions at the writing center.
This program is affiliated with writing organizations around Washington, D.C., and features a Visiting Writers Series where award-winning writers, both emerging and established, give public readings and, when possible, master classes. Opportunities include internships in editing, publishing, and arts administration.
The application deadline for merit awards is January 15. After January 15, the program continues to consider applications on a rolling basis. The priority application deadline for spring is November 1.