Its best-known faculty member currently is Nicholas Delbanco, a prolific novelist and essayist, as well as editor of works by the famous novelists Bernard Malamud and John Gardner.
The Program is also the sponsor of the Zell Visiting Writers series, which brings distinguished visitors to the campus from around the country and the world.
Students are expected to produce a substantial manuscript by the end of the program, in the form of a novel, short-story collection, or book of poetry.
Fiction writers will work with faculty including Alice Mc Dermott and Brad Leithauser.
Poets will work with Dave Smith, Mary Jo Salter, and others.
JHU also supports the noted literary magazine, Boston University’s Creative Writing Program is one of the oldest in the country.The Program is a three-year, full-time residency program.The list of visiting faculty is a highly distinguished one, including such internationally recognized names as Colm Toibin, Tomaž Šalamun, Peter Carey, Denis Johnson, Richard Ford, and Jorie Graham.It can also be seen by virtue of the simple fact that if you asked someone in the street to name a creative writing program, this is undoubtedly the one they would mention first (and probably last).The program is also home to The Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan is a two-year residency program.The Program is small and highly selective (only eight MFA students are enrolled each year).First-year students receive practical training by working as Editorial Assistants for The Writing Seminars is a two-year residency program.Creative writing is an arts program for people who create with words. Writing remains the skill most central to thinking, and to success. But at this moment, those thoughts should be secondary to the idea that you are about to enter a program designed to turn on your brain and give it voice. Located just 30 miles north of where that art shouts out to the world.The Michener Center generously funds all students out of a bequest by the highly popular American novelist James A.Michener, author of (Random House, 1980), and many other best-selling historical novels.