Faculty & Workshops

Faculty and Workshops

Distinguished Visiting Writer – Nikky Finney

Distinguished Visiting Writer – Nikky Finney

 

Poetry – Jennifer Elise Foerster

Poetry – Jennifer Elise Foerster

 

Poetry – John Murillo

Poetry – John Murillo

 

Creative Nonfiction – Faith Adiele

Creative Nonfiction – Faith Adiele

 

Creative Nonfiction – J. Drew Lanham

Creative Nonfiction – J. Drew Lanham

 

Fiction – Danielle Evans

Fiction – Danielle Evans, photo by Beowulf Sheehan

Our Distinguished Visiting Writers have included the major American poets Mark Doty, Joy Harjo, Terrance Hayes, Edward Hirsch, Sharon Olds, Tracy K. Smith, Natasha Trethewey, and Kevin Young and novelists Ron Carlson, Pam Houston, and Bret Lott and essayist Robin Wall Kimmerer.

Our teaching faculty has included NEA fellows and winners of major awards including the National Book Award.

They are not only well-published, well-respected, award-winning writers, they are also excellent teachers, most of whom hold professorships and have been recognized for their skill in the classroom.

It is this passion for teaching and writing that builds an enthusiastic learning community, and we hear from participants that they’ve kept in touch with faculty and fellow participants years after attending this conference.

 

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