Poetry: Allison Hedge Coke, Katie Ford, Allison Benis White
Fiction: Charmaine Craig, Josh Emmons, Steve Erickson, Nalo Hopkinson, Michael Jayme, John Jennings, Laila Lalami, Goldberry Long, Jane Smiley, Susan Straight, Andrew Winer
Nonfiction: Reza Aslan, Emily Rapp Black, Tom Lutz
Playwriting/Screenwriting: Erith Jaffe-Berg, Charles Evered, Rickerby Hinds, Stu Krieger, Robin Russin
The program offers full funding for all students in their first year through fellowships. In their second year, most students receive funding through teaching assistantships.
The program also offers degrees in playwriting and screenwriting, and hosts the annual Writer’s Week.
Neil Aitken, Bonnie Bolling, Jo-Scott Coe, Ching-In Chen, Kevin Cramer, Nicelle Davis, Kate Durbin, Adam Gallari, Vanessa Hua, Paul Jacques, Victoria Patterson, Bala Rajasekharuni, Rob Rinow, Alexis Vergalla