Our accomplished faculty writers have earned some of the most prestigious writing awards and honors, including Guggenheim, NEA, Ingram Merrill, Stegner, Dobie-Paisano, Bunting and Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowships; Lamda Literary, Whiting Writers and O. Henry Awards, as well as numerous Pushcart Prizes. They have been in residence at places like Breadloaf, Yaddo, Millay and MacDowell Colonies and have had their work published in journals such as Poetry, The New York Times, Esquire, The Village Voice, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Antioch Review, Epoch, New Letters, Gulf Coast, The Clackamas Literary Review, Descant and Texas Bound among many, many others.
We offer MA degrees to selected internal candidates in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Students complete a 30-credit course of study in two years. Some then choose to pursue careers in editing, writing, education, and various creative endeavors.
People specializing in this area
Robin Gwynne Becker
William J. Cobb
Fiction and Creative Nonfiction
Short fiction, essays, and poetry.
Julia Spicher Kasdorf
Poetry and Creative Nonfiction