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Wendy S. Walters is Director of the Nonfiction Concentration and Associate Professor in the Writing Program of the School of the Arts at Columbia University. She is a recipient of fellowships from Creative Capital, NYFA, the Ford Foundation, Mass MoCA, Yaddo, MacDowell, Bread Loaf, and the Smithsonian Institute. Her work has been published in The Yale Review, LARB, BOMB, Lapham’s Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Fourth Genre, and Harper’s, among many others. She is currently working on a book about white paint. Other areas of interest include the intersections between writing and design; climate change and its geographical reverberations; class and racial disquietude in the industrial Midwest; and organic forms in the essay. Walters is the author of two books of poems and a book of prose, Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal.

Visit her online at walterspot.com.

Wendy S. Walters

Visiting CNF Writer, Winter 2022

Kaveh Akbar

Visiting Poet, Summer 2022

Joy Castro

Visiting Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Writer, Winter 2016

Jerald Walker

Visiting Creative Nonfiction Writer, Summer 2021

Mojie Crigler

Visiting Alumnx Creative Nonfiction Writer, Winter 2016

Jericho Parms

Alumnx Creative Nonfiction Writer, Winter 2017