Poetry: Tara Betts, Ted Deppe, Martín Espada, Amanda Johnston, Katherine Larson, Debra Marquart, Cate Marvin, Lauren Marie Schmidt, Diane Seuss
Fiction: Rick Bass, Breena Clarke, Ron Currie, Jr. David Anthony Durham, John Florio, Aaron Hamburger, Elizabeth Hand, Cara Hoffman, Elizabeth Searle, Suzanne Strempek Shea, Justin Tussing, JJ Amaworo Wilson
Genre Fiction: Tobias Bucknell, Tom Coash, David Anthony Durham, Theodora Goss, Elizabeth Hand, Nancy Holder, James Patrick Kelly, Robert Levy, Robert V.S. Redick, Elizabeth Searle
Creative Nonfiction: Faith Adiele, Rick Bass, Susan Conley, T. Fleischmann, John Florio, Aaron Hamburger, Richard Hoffman, Katherine Larson, Debra Marquart, Suzanne Strempek Shea
The program offers partial funding through scholarships and graduate assistantships.
The program also offers a track in genre fiction, in addition to tracks in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The program offers concentrations in literary craft, critical theory, creative collaboration, pedagogy, and publishing. Students are free to work in multiple and hybrid genres. Stonecoast students receive one-on-one mentoring from writing faculty.
Students attend two 9-day residencies each year, in January and late June, in Freeport, Maine. Stonecoast also holds an annual residency in Dingle, Ireland.
The application deadline is September 1 for the January residency and March 1 for the June residency. The program recommends submitting the online portion of the application form no later than August 15 for the January residency and and no later than February 15 for the June residency.
Quenton Baker, Karen Bovenmyer, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Jennifer Clement, Jaed Coffin, Anthony D’Aries, Amanda Johnston, Jeanette Lynes, Kim Dana Kupperman, Mur Lafferty, Diane Les Becquets, Christine Mangan, Ellen Meeropol, Indigo Moor, Catharine Murray, Alexs Pate, Morgan Callan Rogers, Michaela Roessner-Herman, Lisa Romeo, Colin Sargent, Patricia Smith, Darlene Taylor, Laura Williams