The Writing Program’s faculty features practicing writers and editors who excel at teaching. Some instructors are full-time writers or editors who have time to teach only every year or two. Others maintain their professional credentials but teach more often to provide continuity in the curriculum and develop deeper relationships with students. This mix produces a faculty aware of current trends but focused on the art and craft of teaching.
The program is chaired by the prolific poet and novelist Brad Leithauser. The program director and Fiction Advisor is Mark Farrington. The associate director is Karen Houppert, who also serves as Nonfiction Advisor.
Program Director, MA in Writing and Teaching Writing
Associate Director, MA in Writing
Associate Director, Science Writing
Writer in Residence
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