Graduate Faculty

The MFA Program for Writers

Debra AllberyDirector B.A., The College of Wooster
M.A., University of Virginia
M.F.A., University of Iowa – MFA Graduate Faculty

David BakerPoetry B.S.E., M.A., Central Missouri State University
Ph.D., University of Utah
Dean BakopoulosFiction B.A., University of Michigan
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin
Adria BernardiFiction B.A., Carleton College
Marianne BoruchPoetry B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Robert BoswellFiction B.A., M.A., M.F.A., University of Arizona
Karen BrennanFiction / Poetry B.A., Newton College of the Sacred Heart
M.F.A., Goddard College
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Liam CallananFiction B.A., Yale University
M.A., Georgetown University
M.F.A., George Mason University
Gabrielle CalvocoressiPoetry B.A., Sarah Lawrence College
M.F.A., Columbia University
Maud CaseyFiction B.A., Wesleyan University
M.F.A., University of Arizona
Christopher CastellaniFiction B.A., Swarthmore College
M.A., Tufts University
M.F.A., Boston University
Lan Samantha ChangFiction B.A., Yale University
M.F.A., University of Iowa
Robert CohenFiction B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.F.A., Columbia University
Stacy D’ErasmoFiction B.A., Barnard College
M.A., New York University
Stephen DobynsFiction / Poetry B.A., Wayne State University
M.F.A., University of Iowa
Daisy FriedPoetry B.A., Swarthmore College
Jeremy GavronFiction B.A., Cambridge University
M.A., New York University
Lauren Groff B.A., Amherst College
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Reginald GibbonsPoetry B.A., Princeton University
M.A., Stanford University
Ph.D., Stanford University
Jennifer GrotzPoetry B.A., Tulane University
M.A., M.F.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., University of Houston
Brooks HaxtonPoetry B.A., Beloit College
M.A., Syracuse University
David HaynesFiction B.A., Macalester College
M.A., Hamline University
Tony HoaglandPoetry B.G.S., University of Iowa
M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona
Caitlin Horrocks B.A., Kenyon COllege
M.F.A., Arizona State University
C.J. HribalFiction B.A., St. Norbert College
M.F.A., Syracuse University
Rodney JonesPoetry B.A., University of Alabama
M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
A. Van JordanPoetry B.A., Wittenberg University
M.A., Howard University
M.F.A., Warren Wilson College
Mary LeaderPoetry B.A., University of Oklahoma
M.F.A., Warren Wilson College
J.D., University of Oklahoma
Dana LevinPoetry B.A., Pitzer College
M.F.A., New York University
Margot LiveseyFiction B.A., University of York
James LongenbachPoetry B.A., Trinity College
Ph.D., Princeton University
Maurice ManningPoetry B.A., Earlham College
M.A., University of Kentucky
M.F.A., University of Alabama
Heather McHughPoetry B.A., Harvard University
M.A., University of Denver
Kevin McIlvoyFiction B.A., University of Illinois
M.A., Colorado State University
M.F.A., University of Arizona
Antonya NelsonFiction B.A., University of Kansas
M.F.A., University of Arizona
Susan NevilleFiction B.A., DePauw University
M.F.A., Bowling Green State University
Alix OhlinFiction B.A., Harvard University
M.F.A., University of Texas at Austin
Peter Orner B.A., University of Michigan
J.D., Northeastern University
M.F.A., University of Iowa
Michael ParkerFiction B.A., University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
M.F.A., University of Virginia
Alexander ParsonsFiction B.A., Wesleyan University
M.F.A., University of Iowa
M.A., New Mexico State University in Las Cruces
Martha RhodesPoetry B.A., The New School of Social Research
M.F.A., Warren Wilson College
Robin RommFiction B.A., Brown University
M.F.A., San Francisco State University
Steven SchwartzFiction B.A., University of Colorado
M.F.A., University of Arizona
Alan ShapiroPoetry B.A., Brandeis University
David ShieldsFiction B.A., Brown University
M.F.A., University of Iowa
Dominic SmithFiction B.A., University of Iowa
M.F.A., University of Texas at Austin
Debra SparkFiction B.A., Yale University
M.F.A., University of Iowa
Megan StaffelFiction B.F.A., Emerson College
M.F.A., University of Iowa
Sarah StoneFiction B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
M.F.A., University of Michigan
Mary SzybistPoetry B.A., M.T., University of Virginia
M.F.A., University of Iowa
Daniel TobinPoetry B.A., Iona College
M.T.S., Harvard University
M.F.A., Warren Wilson College
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Peter TurchiFiction B.A., Washington College
M.F.A., University of Arizona
Laura van den Berg B.A., Rollins College
M.F.A., Emerson College
Ellen Bryant VoigtPoetry B.A., Converse College
M.F.A., University of Iowa
Alan WilliamsonPoetry B.A., Haverford College
M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Eleanor WilnerPoetry B.A., Goucher College
M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
C. Dale YoungPoetry B.A., Boston College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida