Reed Magazine , Orchard Valley Review
Poetry: Persis Karim, Samuel Maio, Alan Soldofsky
Fiction: John Engell, Nick Taylor
Nonfiction: Cathleen Miller
The 2016 Lurie Distinguished Author-in-Residence was novelist and poet Cristina Garcia; The 2017 Lurie Distinguished Author-in-Residence will be novelist and editor Vendala Vida.
The program offers teaching associate positions, scholarships, and internships.
The program also offers a degree in playwriting/scriptwriting.
The program requires students to study in two genres, with workshops and seminars offered in the late afternoon and evenings. The program also hosts readings, conversations, the Lurie Author-in-Residence program, and master classes in collaboration with the Center for Literary Arts. The program also offers internships and professional development courses in composition pedagogy and literary editing and publishing.