Visiting Writers

george bowering

Visiting writer George Bowering throwing out the first pitch at the Brewers and Cincinnati Reds game on Friday night, April 2, 2006.

Each year, the Creative Writing Program brings several writers to campus. During this time, the visiting writers give readings, offer craft talks and/or workshops, and dine with interested graduate students from the Creative Writing Program. Recent visiting writers include:

  • Chris Abani
  • Gabrielle Calvocoressi
  • Margot Livesey
  • Nina McConigley
  • Juan Felipe Herrera
  • Carmen Giménez Smith
  • Dawn Lundy Martin
  • Peter Rock
  • Eric Pankey
  • Daniel Borzutzky
  • Ken Barris
  • Pete Fromm
  • Arthur Sze
  • Chase Twitchell
  • Matthew Zapruder
  • Matthea Harvey
  • C.D. Wright
  • Nicole Cooley
  • Jesse Lee Kercheval
  • David Kherdian
  • Pam Houston
  • Jean Thompson
  • George Bowering
  • Robert Olen Butler
  • Kyoko Mori
  • Carolyn Knox
  • Ron Tanner
  • Adam Johnson
  • Robert Coover
  • Nega Mezlekia
  • Cornelius Eady
  • Galway Kinnell
  • Russell Edson

Peter Rock

Peter Rock


Kyoko Mori


Corenelius Eady