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

Victor LaValle

Visiting Fiction Writer, Summer 2017

Joy Castro

Visiting Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Writer, Winter 2016

Laurie Jean

Visiting Alumnx Creative Nonfiction Writer, Winter 2021

Paige Ackerson-Kiely

Visiting Alumnx Poet, Summer 2021

Clifford Thompson

Visiting Creative Nonfiction Writer, Summer 2018

Emily Raboteau

Visiting Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Writer, Summer 2017