Poetry: Nicole Cooley, Kimiko Hahn, Roger Sedarat
Fiction: Maaza Mengiste, John Weir
Nonfiction: Kristin Dombek (visiting)
Translation: Ammiel Alcalay, Roger Sedarat
Playwriting: Ira Hauptman
The program offers partial funding. The program offers a few scholarships, and students can apply for paid teaching positions in the English department in their second year of the program.
The program also offers degrees in literary translation and playwriting.
The program hosts the Trends in Translation event series and produces programs and collaborations with Cave Canem, the Flea Theater, the Louis Armstrong House and Museum, and the Poetry Society of America.