Poetry: James Arthur, Dora Malech, Mary Jo Salter, David Yezzi
Fiction: Matthew Klam, Brad Leithauser, Alice McDermott, Jean McGarry, Eric Puchner
The program offers full funding. The program fully funds all students through teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and fellowships.
The program is the second-oldest program in the United States. It features both a department reading series and a graduate student reading series. Students have access to Johns Hopkins University's Peabody Institute of Music and collaborations with Maryland Institute College of Art.
Chimamanda Adiche, Jeffrey Blitz, Wes Craven, Louise Erdrich, Porochista Khakpour, Phillis Levin, ZZ Packer, Tom Sleigh, Elizabeth Spires, Rosanna Warren