Poetry: Corrinne Clegg Hales, Tim Skeen
Fiction: Randa Jarrar
Nonfiction: Steven Church, John Hales
The program offers scholarships; one-year nonresident tuition waivers; teaching assistantships; graduate assistantships; and conference and travel funding.
Philip Levine Prize for Poetry  book contest; Fresno Poets’ Association  reading series; annual Young Writers’ Conference  for area high school students; San Joaquin Literary Association; Chicano Writers and Artists Association; Fresno State MFA blog ; and many student opportunities in professional publishing and editing, literary events programming, and teaching.