Poets: Ernest Hilbert and David J. Rothman. Fiction writers: Russell Davis, Stacia Deutsch, Candace Nadon, and Michaela Roessner-Herman.
Students attend one two-week residency each July at the Western State Colorado University campus in Gunnison, Colorado. The program also offers degrees in screenwriting for film and television, and hosts the Writing the Rockies Conference, and offers coursework in writing pedagogy, editing, and criticism. Other features include Western Press Books and the literary journal THINK.