Poetry: Mekeel McBride, David Rivard, Charles Simic
Fiction: Jaed Coffin, Thomas Payne, Ann Joslin Williams
Nonfiction: Jaed Coffin, Thomas Haines, Sue Hertz
The program offers teaching and graduate assistantships, scholarships, Connors Writing Center employment, internships with Portsmouth Music Hall Writer's Series, and ESL teaching opportunities.
This program hosts the Writers Series—campus visits and readings by prominent writers in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Master classes or Q&A sessions are part of each visit. Students in the MFA program run their own monthly reading series, Read Free or Die.