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Department of English

Creative Writing PhD

Alumni & Visitors of the Creative Writing Program

Alumni of the writing program

  • Erik Anderson
  • Eric Baus
  • Dan Beachy-Quick
  • Jen Bervin
  • Janet Bland
  • Annie Dawid
  • Danielle Dutton
  • Amy England
  • Paul Fattaruso
  • Sandy Florian
  • Richard Froude
  • Peter Grandbois
  • Richard Greenfield
  • Aaron Gwyn
  • Mark Harris
  • Joanna Howard
  • Christine Hume
  • Kristen Iversen
  • Paul Kafka
  • Catherine Kasper
  • Karla Kelsey
  • Malinda Markham
  • Maureen McCoy
  • Heather McHugh
  • Reginald McKnight
  • Es'kia Mphahlele
  • Njabulo Ndebele
  • Martin Riker
  • Nicholas Samaras
  • Sara Veglahn
  • Michael White
  • Joshua Marie Wilkinson

Recent Visitors

  • John Ashbery
  • Rebecca Brown
  • Mary Caponegro
  • Cliff Chase
  • Martin Corless-Smith
  • Brenda Coultas
  • Robert Creeley
  • Bei Dao
  • Lydia Davis
  • Steve Evans
  • Su Friedrich
  • Forrest Gander
  • Amitav Ghosh
  • Robert Glück
  • Eli Gottlieb
  • Jorie Graham
  • Lyn Hejinian
  • Aleksandar Hemon
  • Shelley Jackson
  • Bhanu Kapil
  • Alphonso Lingis
  • Gary Lutz
  • Ben Marcus
  • Michael Martone
  • Carole Maso
  • Harry Mathews
  • Steve McCaffery
  • Czeslaw Milosz
  • Erin Moure
  • Jennifer Moxley
  • Laura Mullen
  • Josip Novakovich
  • Lance Olsen
  • Grace Paley
  • Michael Palmer
  • Marjorie Perloff
  • Patricia Powell
  • Richard Powers
  • Joan Retallack
  • Don Revell
  • Elizabeth Robinson
  • George Saunders
  • Charles Simic
  • Arthur Sze
  • Lynne Tillman
  • Catherine Wagner
  • Anne Waldman
  • Rosmarie Waldrop
  • Keith Waldrop
  • James Welch
  • Dara Wier
  • Diane Williams
  • C.D. Wright
  • John Yau

Recent Long Term and Visiting Faculty

  • Rikki Ducornet
  • Brian Evenson
  • Robert Glück
  • Susan Howe
  • Mark Irwin
  • Ann Lauterbach
  • Beth Nugent
  • Donald Revell
  • Cole Swensen
  • Cecilia Vicuna
  • Elizabeth Willis
  • William Wiser

Links to Alumni, Visitors, and Program History

  • Kristen Iverson, a graduate of the creative writing program, interviewed on Fresh Air about her book Full Body Burden
  • A very nice appreciation of long-time DU Creative Writing professor John Williams' Stoner on NPRA story about recent PhD graduate Richard Froude
  • A recent Westword story on John Williams, long-time director of the program
  • An interview with our own alumna, Andrea Rexilius, in Bookslut