Literary Arts faculty members are practicing writers who are active in the worlds of publishing, editing, translation, web-based film and production, and scholarship.   They work with undergraduate students and with graduate students who are seeking the MFA degree, offering genre-specific and multidisciplinary writing workshops, reading and writing courses, and special topics seminars.   Literary Arts faculty members also serve as advisors for undergraduate honors theses and for MFA theses.

To learn more about individual faculty members, please click on faculty name.  


John Cayley

Brian Evenson 

Angela Ferraiolo

Thalia Field 

Forrest Gander 

Renee Gladman 

Joanna Howard

Carole Maso

Gale Nelson

Meredith Steinbach

Cole Swensen

John Edgar Wideman

C.D. Wright