Jenny Offill is the author of the novels Last Things (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a finalist for the LA Times First Book Award); Dept. of Speculation, which was shortlisted for the Folio Prize, the Pen Faulkner Award, and the International Dublin Award; and Weather, which has been shortlisted for the 2020
Women’s Prize.

She teaches at Bard College in upstate New York. Visit her at

Joy Castro

Visiting Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Writer, Winter 2016

Mary Ruefle

Visiting Poet, Summer 2018

Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Visiting Creative Nonfiction Writer, Winter 2021

Laurie Jean

Visiting Alumnx Creative Nonfiction Writer, Winter 2021

Maggie Nelson

Visiting Writer, Winter 2017

James Hannaham

Visiting Fiction Writer, Summer 2016