Jami Attenberg

NYT Bestselling Novelist
Memoirist

Coleman Barks

Acclaimed Poet
Premier Translator of Rumi

Jericho Brown

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet
The Tradition

Beth Ann Fennelly

Acclaimed Poet & Essayist
Micro-Memoirist

Terrance Hayes

MacArthur "Genius" Award
National Book Award

Erika Meitner

Acclaimed Poet & Essayist
Jewish Book Award

Jamila Minnicks

Award-winning Fiction Author

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Asian-American Poet
Barnes & Noble Book of 2020

Patrick Phillips

Poet & Nonfiction Writer
Blood at the Root

Nicole Sealey

Forward Prize
Former Executive Director of Cave Canem (2017-2019)

Danté Stewart

Acclaimed Memoirist
Belonging & Religion

Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Award-winning Fiction Author

Natasha Trethewey

US Poet Laureate (2012-2014)
Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet