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

Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Visiting Fiction Writer, Summer 2022

Tere Dávila

Visiting Writer, Winter 2018

Ada Limón

Visiting Poet, Summer 2017

Victor LaValle

Visiting Fiction Writer, Summer 2017

Mary Cappello

Visiting Creative Nonfiction Writer, Summer 2017

Jaquira Díaz

Visiting CNF Writer, Summer 2022