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Faculty 2014

WORKSHOPS

Fiction Workshop


Jami Attenberg

 

 

Poetry Workshop


Sally Ball


 

 

   
 

CLASSES

 

"Lyrical Fiction"

 

T.M. McNally

 

 

 

Poetry:

Stephen Motika

 

 

 

Creative Nonfiction:


Jim Elledge

 

 

 


"Finding the Frame for the Picture: Story Structure"

Christine Sneed

 

 


Past Faculty

2013

Arthur Phillips
Cathy Bowman
Scott Hutchins
Nathaniel Perry
Alix Lambert
Lloyd Suh

2012

Lynda Barry
Dan Chaon
Jean Thompson
Erin Belieu
Jenny Browne
Lou Berney
James Canary

2011

Tony Ardizonne
Lynda Barry
Dan Chaon
Gary Ferguson
Jill Godmilow
Patrick Rosal
Julia Story

2010

Josip Novakovich
Meg Wolitzer
Eileen Myles
Samrat Upadhyay
Ed Pavlic
Mia Leonin
Micah Ling
Dan Barden

2009

Julia Glass
Manuel Munoz
Aracelis Girmay
Alyce Miller
Tom Chiarello
Danit Brown
David Trinidad

2008

Donald Antrim
Karen Joy Fowler
Jean Valentine
Kevin Prufer
Tony Ardizzone
Alison Umminger
Ross Gay
Anne-Marie Oomen

2007

Khaled Mattawa
Matthew Klam
Catherine Bowman
Nicholas Dawidoff
Crystal Wilkinson
Adam Langer
Heather McHugh
Lee Martin

2006

Amy Bloom
Richard McCann
David Kirby
Barbara Hamby
Dana Johnson
Mark Wunderlich
Tyehimba Jess

2005

Tony Ardizzone
Mark Axelrod
Carol Bly
Cynie Cory
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Ruth Ellen Kocher
Yusef Komunyakaa
David Lazar
David Leavitt
Brian Leung
Martha Rhodes
Maura Stanton

2004

Thomas Glave
Patricia Henley
Li-Young Lee
Alyce Miller
Jean Thompson
Terrance Hayes
Brigit Pegeen Kelly
Michael Martone
Maureen Seaton
Karen Volkman

2003

Aimee Bender
Marilyn Chin
Elizabeth Dewberry
Amy Locklin
Clint McCown
David Wright
Robert Olen Butler
Alison Hawthorne Deming
Brenda Hillman
A. Loudermilk
Achy Obejas
Kevin Young

2002

Mark Doty
Molly Giles
Andrew Hudgins
Paul Lisicky
Manuel Luis Martinez
Michael Martone
Erin McGraw
Reginald McKnight
Roger Mitchell
Lucia Perillo
Karen Volkman

2001

Barrie Jean Borich
John Dufresne
Jim Grimsley
Alyce Miller
Ernesto Quiñonez
Jean Valentine
Cindy Chinelly
Beth Ann Fennelly
Shirlene Holmes
Susan Mitchell
Alan Shapiro

2000

Jonis Agee
Tony Ardizzone
Jim Elledge
Kate Daniels
C. J. Hribal
Timothy Liu
Beckian Fritz Goldberg
John Keene
Susan Neville
Kevin Stein
Michael Martone
Romayne Rubinas

1999

Catherine Bowman
Rodney Jones
Allison Joseph
Jesse Lee Kercheval
Brad Leithauser
Manuel Luis Martinez
Mary Jo Salter
Barbara Shoup
Jon Tribble
Charles Harper Webb

1998

Carol Anshaw
Pinckney Benedict
Catherine Bowman
Ralph Burns
Gerald Costanzo
Amy Gerstler
John McCluskey
Jay Meek
William O'Rourke
Lucia Perillo
Sharon Solwitz

1997

Marianne Boruch
Catherine Bowman
Richard Katrovas
Yusef Komunyakaa
Alyce Miller
Susan Neville
Barbara Shoup
Joan Silber
Arthur Vogelsang
David Wojahn
Al Young

1996

Ralph Burns
Jim Elledge
Reginald Gibbons
Brigit Pegeen Kelly
John McCluskey
Susan Neville
Frances Sherwood
Gerald Stern
Brian Swann
Roberta Swann
Jean Thompson
David Wojahn

1995

Ralph Burns
Bernard Cooper
Martin Espada
Thomas Gavin
John McCluskey
William Matthews
Frances Sherwood
Maura Stanton
Jean Thompson
C.D. Wright
Al Young
Paul Zimmer

1994

1993

1992

Ralph Angel
Tony Ardizzone
Robert Boswell
Lynn Emanuel
Mark Halliday
Heather McHugh
Reginald McKnight
William Matthews
Donald Revell
Gladys Swan
Jean Thompson
David Wojahn

1991

Deborah Digges
Alan Dugan
Richard Jackson
David Bradley
Susan Dodd
Ellen Lesser
Ira Sadoff

1990

Marvin Belle
Ralph Burns
Reginald Gibbons
Dewitt Henry
Lynda Hull
Reginald McKnight
Judy Troy
Joan Silber
Brian Swann
Roberta Swann
David Wojahn
Richard Yates

1989

Brian Swann

1988

1987

Brian Swann

1986

Maura Stanton

1985

Carol Bly
Lisel Mueller
Dave Smith
Rochelle Distelheim
Alvin Greenberg
Denise Levertov
Susan Neville
Scott Sanders
Sam Smiley
Maura Stanton
Brain Swann
Robley Wilson

1984

1983

Tim Cahill
Stanley Elkin
Douglas Hofstadter
Carolyn Kizer
Ursula LeGuin
Roger Mitchell
Thomas Rabbitt
Mary Robison
Scott Sanders
Sam Smiley
Dave Smith

1982

Willis Barnstone
Raymond Carver
George Garrett
James Hazard
Shirley Kaufman
Emily Cheney Neville
Scott Sanders
Cynthia Propper Seton
Clancy Sigal
William Stafford
Maura Stanton
Alberta Turner

1981

E.M. Broner
R.V. Cassill
James Hazard
Calway Kinnell
Carolyn Kizer
Paul Metcalf
Lisel Mueller
Scott Sanders
Clancy Sigal
Robley Wilson

1980

Alan Dugan
George Garrett
James Hazard
Paul Metcalf
Marge Piercy
Francine du Plessix Gray
Scott Sanders
Clancy Sigal
Mary Ellen Solt
Brian Swann
Diane Wakoski
Kathleen Wiegner
Maia Wojciechowska

1979

1978

Ursula LeGuin
Mary Fornes
Ishmael Reed
Ed Stern

1977

1976

John Arden
Richard Kostelanetz
Dan Georakas
Leonard Michaels
John Woods
Sol Yurick
Roger Zelazny

1975

Madeleine L'Engle
Paul Darcy Boles
Mary Daniels
Philip Hamburger
Jack Matthews
Roger Mitchell
Tad Mosee
Harry Mark Petrakis

1974

Norma Ainsworth

1973

Elizabeth Spencer
A.E.Hotchner
Stanley Elkin
Doris Betts
Arthur Gregor
Emily Cheney Neville
Eileen Jensen
John Brady

1972

Fred Mustard Stewart
Gerold Frank
Doris Betts
Jack Matthews
Sandra Hochman
Lloyd Alexander
Paul Darcy Boles
Charles and Bonnie Remsberg

1971

Anton Myrer
Elizabeth Spencer
Gay Talese
Gwendolyn Brooks
Madeleine L'Engle
Will Stanton
William Barry Furlong
Gretchen Cryer

1970

Noel B. Gerson
Harry Mark Petrakis
Martin L. Gross
Selden Rodman
Maia Wojciechowska
Robert Canzoneri
Richard Dunlop
Peter Masterson

1969

1968

Douglass Wallop
Jesse Hill Ford
William K. Zinsser
Lionel Wiggam
Jean Poindexter Colby
Arturo F. Gonzalez Jr.
Sam Smiley
Ilka Chase

1967

Jerome Weidman
Elizabeth Enright
Gerold Frank
Gwendolyn Brooks
Richard Atcheson
Beatrice Schenk De Regniers
Malcolm Foster

1966

Arthur Hailey
William Peden
Bruce and Naomi Bliven
Gwendolyn Brooks
Madeleine L'Engle
Robert Meredith
Lillian Pompian

1965

David Westheimer
Harry Mark Petrakis
Jhan & June Robbins
Lionel Wiggam
Madeleine L'Engle
Robert Meredith
Lillian Pompian

1964

Anya Seton
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Ernest Havemann
Lionel Wiggan
The Spewacks
Keith Robertson
Harry Mark Petrakis
Lillian Pompian

1963

John Brooks
James Reid Parker
Maurice Zolotow
Lionel Wiggam
Tad Mosel
Keith Robertson
Bernard Sabath
Lillian Pompian

1962

1961

Nathaniel Benchley
Elizabeth Janeway
William Jay Smith
Charlotte Zolotow
Richard Gehman
Howard Rodman
Bernard Sabath

1960

1959

Nancy Wilson Ross
Stanley Young
Maurice Zolotow
Jean Lee Latham
Ernest Kinoy
Winfield Townley

1958

Elizabeth Enright
John Selby
Maurice Zolotow
Peggy Bacon
Michelle Cousin
Reed Whittemore

1957

Jean Poindexter Colby
Walker Gibson
Don Congdon
Henry La Cossitt
Michelle Cousin
Jessamyn West

1956

Helen Eustis
Henry La Cossitt
Erik Barnouw
Howard Nemerov
Ruth Krauss

1955

Louise Bogan
Caroline Gordon
William Hodapp
Bruce Bliven, Jr.
Beatrice Creighton

1954

Elizabeth Yates
J. F. Powers
Robert Coughlan
Richard Wilbur
Paul Pickrel

1953

John Selby
Elizabeth Enright
John Malcolm Brinnin
Frances Gray Patton
Oliver Jensen

1952

Nelson Algren
John Ciardi
Victoria Lincoln
Isabel McLennon McMeekin
Richard H. Rovere

1951

1950

1949

Stephen Spender

1948

Irving Stone

1947

1946

1945

Ruth Suckow

1944

1943

1942

1941

Sally Benson
Carl Carmer
Nannine Joseph
Herbert J. Muller
Jeannette Covert Nolan
Kerker Quinn
John Crowe Ransom
Irwin Shaw
S. Stephenson Smith
Marguerite Young

1940

John Gould Fletcher
Jesse Stuart
Will David Howe
Jessica Mannon
Karl W. Detzer
Maxwell Aley
Jeanette Covert Nolan
Margaret Weymouth Jackson
Miriam Mason Swain

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