Creative Writing
EnglishCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences

Visiting Writers

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Fiction and nonfiction writer Roxane Gaye

The Visiting Writers Series brings twelve specialists in poetry, fiction and nonfiction to campus each academic year in order to give readings and craft talks, and to lead master classes with MFA students. Recent visitors have included: Chimamanda Adichie, Katherine Boo, Michael Chabon, Michael Cunningham, Jennifer Egan, Neil Gaiman, Ernest Gaines, Rivka Galchen, Louise Gluck, Pam Houston, Mary Karr, Jonathan Lethem, Tim O’Brien, Benjamin Percy, Jennifer Percy, Robert Pinsky, Michael Palmer, Ann Patchett, Claudia Rankine, Cheryl Strayed, Amy Tan, Natasha Trethewey, Alice Walker.

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