Poetry: Mark Bibbins, Elaine Equi, Hettie Jones, David Lehman, Robert Polito, Laurie Sheck
Fiction: Ann Hood, Shelley Jackson, Luis Jaramillo, Katie Kitamura, James Lasdun, Patrick McGrath, Sigrid Nunez, Dale Peck, John Reed, Helen Schulman, Darcey Steinke, Stephen Wright, Tiphanie Yanique
Nonfiction: Susan Cheever, John Freeman, Zia Jaffrey, Suzannah Lessard, Honor Moore, Benjamin Taylor, Brenda Wineapple
The program offers fellowships, as well as teaching, research, and program assistantships.
The program also offers a degree in writing for children; the faculty includes Coe Booth, Andrew Harwell, David Levithan, Caron Levis, Tor Seidler, Susan Van Metre, and Sarah Weeks.
The program hosts weekly readings, lectures, forums, and public programs with agents, editors, publishers, teachers, writers, and partner literary organizations like the Academy of American Poets, Cave Canem, the Community of Literary Magazines and Publishers, the National Book Critics Circle, the National Book Foundation, and Publishing Triangle.
Other features include more than thirty free supplemental short courses, and the Writing & Publishing Lab, which offers opportunities to work with New York publishers and literary organizations to gain hands-on skills in multi-platform narrative and production.