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Professor Claire Vaye Watkins' first novel set to debut on September 29, 2015

Assistant Professor, English Language and Literature

Professor Linda Gregerson's Newest Book Will be Released September 1, 2015

Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor of English; Director Helen Zell Writers’ Program

The Helen Zell Writers’ Program is a two-year graduate program in creative writing leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree. Students concentrate in either fiction or poetry. Applicants must submit portfolios of their writing in one of these genres, and should have sufficient training in literature to succeed in courses at the graduate level. We select students with demonstrated talent and expose them to a variety of approaches to the craft of writing.

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