Poetry: James Harms, Mary Ann Samyn
Fiction: Mark Brazaitis, Glenn Taylor
Nonfiction: Kevin Oderman, Christa Parravani, Ethel Morgan Smith, Tony Swofford
The program fully funds all students through teaching assistantships.
The program hosts the annual Sturm Writer-in-Residence; the West Virginia Writers' Workshop; and various outreach activities, including writing groups for middle school students and senior citizens.