Poetry: Anne Caston
Fiction: Jo-Ann Mapson
Nonfiction: Sherry Simpson
The program offers the Eva Saulitis Memorial Scholarship, the UAA April Relyea Scholarship, and the Jason Wenger Memorial Writing Award.
Students attend one 13-day residency each July at the University of Alaska campus in Anchorage. The program hosts a reading series and field trips. Other features include the Literary Practicum, through which each student designs and conducts a community-based field project.