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Full-time Faculty

Associate Professor, Writing

Recipient of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, Hilton Als became a staff writer at The New Yorker in October 1994, and a theatre critic in 2002. His books, The Women and White Girls, discuss various narratives around race, gender, and personal identity. full profile 

Associate Professor, Writing

Among Paul Beatty's novels, Slumberland, Tuff, The White Boy Shuffle, The Sellout won the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Man Booker Prize. It was named one of the best books of 2015 by the Times and the Wall Street Journal.  full profile 

Associate Professor, LTAC Director, Writing

Susan Bernofsky’s much-lauded translations include works by Swiss-German modernist author Robert Walser as well as Jenny Erpenbeck, Yoko Tawada, Hermann Hesse, Franz Kafka, and others. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Nicholas Christopher has published seventeen books, including six novels and nine volumes of poetry. Widely translated, he's received numerous awards, from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Academy of American Poets, and other institutions. Christopher's new novel, Deep Red, will appear in 2019. full profile 

Associate Professor, Writing

Timothy Donnelly is the author of Eine Lebenszeit, The Cloud Corporation, winner of the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize, and others. His poems have appeared in Harper’s, The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. full profile 

Professor, Writing

Deborah Eisenberg is a MacArthur Foundation Fellow and the recipient of numerous honors including the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, a Whiting Writer’s Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Eisenberg has published four collections of stories and has one forthcoming in 2018. full profile 

Professor, Writing

Richard Ford’s novel Independence Day (1995) was the first to receive both the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize. He has published numerous novels and fiction collections. He received the Rea Award in 1995 for his outstanding contribution to the Short Story form.  full profile 

Assistant Professor, Writing

Joshua Furst is the author of The Sabotage Café and Short People. His work has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Salon, Esquire, and others. He is a Contributing Editor on the Jewish Daily Forward. His honors include a Nelson Algren Award, the Grub Street Fiction Prize, and others. full profile 

Assistant Professor, Writing

Rivka Galchen's work appears often in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The London Review of Books and The New York Times. She is the author of three books and has received numerous prizes and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, The William J Saroyan International Prize and more.  full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice , Writing

Lis Harris was a staff writer at The New Yorker from 1970 to 1995. She is the author of innumerable articles, reviews and commentaries and three books. She has received awards from the J.M. Kaplan Fund, the Woodrow Wilson Lila Acheson Wallace Fellowship, the Rockefeller Fund and others. full profile 

Assistant Professor, Nonfiction Concentration Director, Writing

Leslie Jamison is the author of The Empathy Exams, a New York Times bestselling essay collection, and a novel, The Gin Closet, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times First Fiction Award. Among other places, her work has appeared in Harper's, Boston Review, The Believer, and The New York Times. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice , Writing

Margo Jefferson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic. She has been a staff writer for The New York Times and Newsweek; her essays have appeared in New York Magazine, Vogue, Harper’s and others. Margo's recent memoir, Negroland, received the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award. full profile 

Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Writing

Heidi Julavits is the author of four novels, most recently, of the New York Times Notable book, The Folded Clock: A Diary. With Sheila Heti and Leanne Shapton, she edited the bestselling Women in Clothes. She’s a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a founding editor of The Believer magazine. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Binnie Kirshenbaum is the author of History on a Personal Note and six novels. Her novels have been chosen as Notable Books by The Chicago Tribune, Time, SF Chronicle and others; she twice won Critics Choice Awards and was selected by Granta as one of the Best Young American novelists. full profile 

Associate Professor, Writing

Lasky is the author of five books of poetry and several chapbooks. Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, The New Yorker, Boston Review, and others. She is the co-editor of Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry and is a Bagley Wright Lecturer on Poetry. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Victor LaValle is the author of seven works of fiction and one comic book series. His work has been published in The New Yorker, Granta, The Paris Review and many others. His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award and the Key to Southeast Queens. full profile 

Chair, Associate Professor, Writing

Sam Lipsyte is the author of five books. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review and Best American Short Stories. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and winner of the Believer Book Award. His next novel is Hark. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Richard Locke is a critic and essayist. More than 180 of his pieces have appeared in The New York Times, American Scholar, Three Penny Review, Bookforum, and others. He was a senior editor at Simon & Schuster, deputy editor of The New York Times Book Review, and editor in chief of Vanity Fair. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Phillip Lopate has written personal essay collections, novels, novellas, poetry collections, memoir, movie criticism, an urbanist meditation, a critical study, and a biographical monograph. He has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts grants, and others. full profile 

Professor, Fiction Director, Writing

Ben Marcus is the author of four books and has one forthcoming in 2018. His writing has appeared in Harper's, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Granta, Tin House, McSweeney's, and others. Among his honors are a Whiting Writers Award, Pushcart Prizes, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and others. full profile 

Assistant Professor, Writing

Shane McCrae is the author of five books, three poetry chapbooks, and one nonfiction chapbook. His poems have appeared in the Best American Poetry series, Poetry, The American Poetry Review, and others. Among other awards, has received a Whiting Writer’s Award and a Pushcart Prize. full profile 

Assistant Professor, Writing

Ben Metcalf is the author of the novel Against The Country, which was published by Random House in 2015. He was, for many years, the literary editor of Harper’s Magazine. His writing has appeared in The Baffler, Harper’s, and elsewhere, and has twice been included in The Best American Essays. full profile 

Professor, Writing

Orhan Pamuk is one of the most prominent novelists today. His work has been translated into over 60 languages and he has received numerous awards, including Dublin Impac Award, the Prix Medicis, Peace Prize of German Book Trade, and others. In 2006, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Deborah Paredez is the author of a poetry collection and a critical study. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Boston Review, Poetry, and others. She is the co-founder of CantoMundo, a national organization dedicated to Latina/o poets and poetry. full profile 

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Elissa Schappell is the author of two books of fiction and co-editor of two anthologies. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Bomb, The Paris Review and others. She is a Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair and a Founding-editor, now Editor-at-Large of Tin House. full profile 

Associate Professor, Writing

Gary Shteyngart is the author five books, including the acclaimed memoir, Little Failure. His work has been translated into 26 languages and has appeared in numerous publications. He has received the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction, and more. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Director of Pedagogy, Writing

Alan Ziegler has written numerous books. He has received a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, PEN Syndicated Fiction, National Endowment for the Arts, Columbia’s Presidential Teaching Award, and others. He chaired the Writing Program from 2001-2006; he is Director of Pedagogy. full profile 

Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Chris Bannon has received two Peabody Awards for his work in radio. He is Chief Content Officer of Midroll Media. He worked more than a dozen years at WNYC Radio, as VP of Content Development and Production, Program Director and the Executive Producer of daily news-talk programs.  full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Corinna Barsan is a senior editor at Grove Atlantic. She started in publishing at Farrar, Straus and Giroux before joining Other Press. She has edited fiction and nonfiction, including books by Bonnie Nadzam, Kathleen Alcott, Margaret Wrinkle, Michelle Hoover, and others. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Keri Bertino is a fiction writer and the former director of the Writing Center at Baruch College, CUNY. She's taught at Columbia, The Cooper Union, Baruch College, Baltimore City Public Schools, and elsewhere. Her work has appeared in McSweeney’s and Fametracker, and she is at work on a novel. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Mark Bibbins is the author of two poetry collections. He received a Lambda Literary Award for his first. He co-founded LIT, the journal of the New School graduate writing program. His work has appeared in The Paris Review, Boston Review, The Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Justin Boening is the author of Not on the Last Day, But on the Very Last, which won the National Poetry Series, and Self-Portrait as Missing Person. His work has appeared in Iowa Review, Poetry International, Tin House and others. He is a recipient of the Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Prize. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

James Cañón's debut novel has been translated into eleven languages, published in over twenty countries, and was made into a film. James has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Prix du Premier Meilleur Roman Étranger, and the Prix des Lecteurs de Vincennes.  full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Melissa Clark writes about cuisine and other products of appetite. She currently writes the popular Food Section column, A Good Appetite, at the New York Times. Her work has received many awards. She has written 39 cookbooks, many in collaboration with some of New York’s most celebrated chefs. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

CAConrad has several books that have been translated into 9 different languages. They have received fellowships from Pew, Lannan, Banff and RADAR, and their book ECODEVIANCE (Wave, 2014) won the 2015 Believer Magazine Book Award. Publishers Weekly says, "Conrad consistently surprises." full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Trevor Corson is the author of two books. His work has been anthologized in The Best American Science Writing and he was managing editor of the literary magazine Transition when it won three consecutive Alternative Press Awards. He has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, and elsewhere. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Jon Cotner is the author of two books. He has contributed to The American Reader, The Believer, Boston Review, Harper's and A Public Space. His interactive walks have been presented by Creative Time, Elastic City, Harvard University, the Poetry Society of America and Poets House. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Jay Deshpande is the author of a poetry collection and a chapbook. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Narrative, the PEN Poetry Series, and elsewhere. His journalism and essays have been published in Slate, The New Republic, and The Guardian, among others. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Mark Doten is the author of the novels The Infernal and the forthcoming Trump Sky Alpha (both Graywolf Press), and in 2017 was named to Granta's once-a-decade list of "Best of Young American Novelists." He is Executive Editor at Soho Press. full profile 


Ian Dreiblatt is a translator, poet, essayist, and publishing professional. His published translations include Comradely Greetings, Gogol’s The Nose, Nikolai Leskov’s The Enchanted Wanderer, and contributions to Avant-Garde Museology and others. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Farnoosh Fathi is an author, poet, and editor, and the founder of the Young Artists Language and Devotion Alliance. She is the recipient of fellowships like the Fulbright Program, Yaddo, MacDowell, and elsewhere. Her work has appeared in Boston Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Alan Felsenthal runs a small press called The Song Cave. With Ben Estes, he edited A Dark Dreambox of Another Kind. His writing has appeared in BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Critical Quarterly, Fence, jubilat, and Harper’s. Lowly, published by Ugly Duckling Presse, is his first collection of poems. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Monica Ferrell is the author of three books of poetry and fiction, most recently You Darling Thing. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

BK Fischer is the author of Radioapocrypha, three other books of poetry, and a critical study, Museum Mediations: Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry. Her poems have appeared in Kenyon Review, The Paris Review, FIELD, WSQ, and others. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Ru Freeman is the author of two novels and editor of Extraordinary Rendition: American Writers on Palestine (2015). She is a contributing editor of the Asian American Literary Review. She is the recipient of many awards, including the JH Kafka prize for fiction by an American Woman. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

 Jen George is the author of The Babysitter at Rest, out with Dorothy, a publishing project. Her writing has appeared in BOMB, Granta, Harper's, The Los Angeles Review of Books, n+1, and The Paris Review Daily, among other places. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah is an American essayist. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Alan Gilbert is the author of two books of poetry and a collection of essays and articles. His work has appeared in The Believer, Boston Review, Artforum, The Village Voice, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of a NY Foundation for the Arts Fellowship and a Creative Capital Foundation Award. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Rebecca Godfrey is the author of The Torn Skirt and Under The Bridge, and the editor of the artist book Girls in Trees. She is the recipient of fellowships from Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, and the Canada Council. Her new novel, The Dilettante, is forthcoming from Knopf. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Michael Greenberg the author of a collection of essays and a memoir. For six years, Greenberg wrote the “Freelance” column in the Times Literary Supplement. He was the author and creator of “The Accidentalist” column in Bookforum. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Edith Grossman is a translator known for her rendering of Gabriel García Márquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera and of Cervantes’ Don Quixote. Among the many other authors whose works she has translated are Mario Vargas Llosa, Mayra Montero, Ariel Dorfman, Carlos Fuentes, and Antonio Muñoz. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Mike Harvkey is the author of the novel, In the Course of Human Events, and winner of Zoetrope's All-Story Magazine short fiction award. His work has appeared in Esquire, Salon, The Believer, Mississippi Review, and elsewhere. Mike was recently awarded a MacDowell Colony fellowship. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Jennifer Hayashida is a poet, translator, and visual artist. Awards include support from the New York Foundation for the Arts, PEN, the Jerome Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony. She is most recently the translator of Ida Börjel's The Sabotage Manuals. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Richard Hoffman is the author of seven books, including four collections of poetry. His work has been appearing regularly for the past forty years in such journals as Agni, Barrow Street, Consequence, Harvard Review, Hudson Review, The Literary Review, Poetry, Witness and elsewhere. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Charles Homans is the politics editor of The New York Times Magazine. He was previously the executive editor of the digital narrative nonfiction publisher Atavist Magazine, features editor of Foreign Policy, an editor at the Washington Monthly, a correspondent for The New Republic, and others. full profile 

Professor Emeritus, Special Lecturer, Writing

Richard Howard is the author of 14 books of poetry. His recent collection, Without Saying, was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award in poetry. In 1970 he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his third book of poems, Untitled Subjects, and received the Academy of Arts and Letters Literary Award. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Mitchell S. Jackson’s debut novel The Residue Years was praised by publications including The New York Times, The Paris Review, and The Times of London. Jackson is the winner of a Whiting Award and The Ernest J. Gaines Prize for Literary Excellence. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Nalini Jones is the author of What You Call Winter, a story collection. She is a recipient of an NEA fellowship, Pushcart Prize, and O. Henry Prize. Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, One Story and Ninth Letter, among others, and in anthologies including AIDS Sutra and Freud’s Blind Spot. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

As a Senior Editor at Aster(ix) Madhu Kaza recently co-edited the literary anthology, What We Love. She received her MFA from NYU where she was a Goldwater Fellow and a McCracken Fellow. She is a founding member of the No. 1 Gold artist collective and is Director of the Bard Microcollege. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Paul La Farge is the author of four novels and a book of imaginary dreams. He been the recipient of fellowships from Guggenheim Fellowship, the NY Foundation for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, McSweeney's, and elsewhere. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

James Lasdun has written several books and two screenplays. Awards include the UK National Short Story Prize, the TLS Poetry Prize, and nominations for the LA Times Book Award and the TS Eliot Poetry Prize. His short story “The Siege” was adapted by Bernardo Bertolucci for his film Besieged. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Meghan Maguire Dahn grew up in the middle of the woods. Her first poem was published in Highlights Magazine and read primarily in waiting rooms by children nervous about getting shots or stitches. Her work has also appeared or is forthcoming in Boston Review, Cincinnati full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Karan Mahajan is the author of “Family Planning” and “The Association of Small Bombs,” which won the 2017 NYPL Young Lions Award and was shortlisted for the 2016 National Book Awards. In 2017, Mahajan was named one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Erroll McDonald is a Vice President Executive Editor in the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group of Penguin Random House. Among the authors he has published are: James Baldwin, Sandra Cisneros, Carlos Fuentes, Margo Jefferson, Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, President Nicolas Sarkozy, and others. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Lynn Melnick is the author of two poetry collections and the co-editor of one. Her poetry has appeared in APR, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, A Public Space, and elsewhere; she has written essays and reviews for Boston Review, LA Review of Books, Poetry Daily, and others. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Elizabeth Metzger is the author of The Spirit Papers, winner of the Juniper Prize, and the chapbook, The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, The Nation, Poem-A-Day, PN Review, The Rumpus, and Boston Review, and others. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Robert Ostrom is the author of Ritual and Bit (Saturnalia Books, 2016) and The Youngest Butcher in Illinois (YesYes Books, 2012). He teaches at New York City College of Technology and Columbia University, and lives in Ridgewood, New York.  full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Jennifer Percy is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award, a MacDowell Colony residency, and a Truman Capote Fellowship. She is the author of the nonfiction book Demon Camp. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Alice Quinn is executive director of the Poetry Society of America. She is the editor of Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments by Elizabeth Bishop (FSG, 2006), and she is currently working on an edition of Elizabeth Bishop’s journals and notebooks. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Leanne Shapton is a writer, artist and publisher. After internships at Harper's Magazine, the Booklyn Academy of Music and Saturday Night Live, and working for the illustrator James McMullan, she began her career at the National Post. She has published several books of art and literature. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Lee Siegel is the author of six books and has published over 700 essays, articles and reviews, which have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, the New Republic, The Nation, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Time, New York, The New York Times, Harper's, the New York Review of Books, and elsewhere. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Ira Silverberg has worked in publishing for more than thirty years. He's been a literary agent, the editor-in-chief of Grove Press, the co-founder and publisher of High Risk Books/Serpent's Tail, and is currently a Senior Editor at Simon & Schuster. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House. He is the recipient of the 2015 PEN/Nora Magid Award for Editing, and others. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Alexander Star is a senior editor at FSG. He was previously the deputy editor of the New York Times Magazine, senior editor of The New York Times Book Review, the founding editor of the Boston Globe Ideas section, and the editor of Lingua Franca: The Review of Academic Life. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Lynn Steger Strong's first novel, Hold Still, came out in 2016. Her work has appeared in Lithub, Catapult, Guernica, Elle, and elsewhere. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Benjamin Taylor's family memoir, The Hue and Cry at Our House, was released by Penguin in May 2017 and named a New York Times Editors' Choice. He is the author of numerous books, including two award-winning novels, Tales Out of School and The Book of Getting Even. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Lara Vapnyar is the author of two novels and two collections of short stories. She is a recipient of the Guggenheim fellowship, and Goldberg Prize for Jewish fiction. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Harper’s, and The New Republic. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Maria Venegas is the author of Bulletproof Vest published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2014. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Granta, The Guardian, Ploughshares, New York Magazine, and the L.A. Times. Venegas received her MFA from Hunter College. She lives in Brooklyn. full profile 

Director of Academic Administration, Writing

William Wadsworth has served as Director of Academic Administration of the Graduate Writing Program since 2008, and a member of the Adjunct Faculty since 2006. His work has appeared in The New Republic, The Paris Review, The Yale Review, Tin House, and the Boston Review, among other magazines. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Jonathan Wilson is the author of eight books. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, The New York Times Magazine and Best American Short Stories, among other publications. In 1994 he received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. His fiction has been translated into many languages. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Adam Wilson is the author of the book Flatscreen and the collection What's Important is Feeling. A National Jewish Book Award finalist, and a recipient of the Terry Southern Prize, his fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, Tin House, VICE, and The Best American Short Stories, and elsewhere. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Brenda Wineapple is the author of many award-winning books. Her awards and prizes include an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim, and three full National Endowment Fellowships. Her work appears in The New York Times Book Review, The Nation, and elsewhere. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

James Wood is a literary critic at The New Yorker. He is the author of four books of essays and a work about fictional technique. His second novel, Upstate, will be published in June 2018. His work has won the National Magazine Award and has been anthologized in the Best American Essays series. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Matvei Yankelevich is a poet, translator, and editor. He is the recipient of a National Translation Award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts. He is a founding editor of Ugly Duckling Presse, and also teaches at Bard College. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Jenny Zhang is the author of three collections of poetry, essays and short stories. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, N+1, Harper's, Poetry, Buzzfeed, New York, and Rookie. Her essay, "How It Feels" was nominated for a National Magazine award. full profile 

Staff

Manager of Academic Administration, Writing

Clarence Coo has served as Program Administrator of the Graduate Writing Program since 2010. He received his MFA in Playwriting from the Columbia University School of the Arts and is the recipient of the 2012 Yale Drama Series Prize. He is a member of New Dramatists and the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. full profile 

Program Assistant, Writing

John McShane has served as Program Assistant of the Graduate Writing Program since 2014. Before coming to the School of the Arts, he worked in film and video production at About.com, Vice Media, and Major League Baseball Productions, among other companies. full profile 

Director of Academic Administration, Writing

William Wadsworth has served as Director of Academic Administration of the Graduate Writing Program since 2008, and a member of the Adjunct Faculty since 2006. His work has appeared in The New Republic, The Paris Review, The Yale Review, Tin House, and the Boston Review, among other magazines. full profile