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Previous Visiting Writers by Visit Date

1979
Paul Zimmer -- Spring 1979, 1985, 1989, 1994

1984
Michael Delp -- Spring 1984; Fall 1989
Stuart Dybek -- 1984; Fall 1992

1985
Paul Zimmer -- Spring 1979, 1985, 1989, 1994

1986
David Citino -- Fall 1986
Jonathan Williams -- Fall 1986
Conrad Hilberry -- Fall 1986, 1991, 1998, Spring 2000
Li-Young Lee -- Spring 1986, 1991, Fall 2001

1987
Gabrielle Burton -- Fall 1987
Lee Upton -- Fall 1987
James Perkins -- Fall 1987
Andrew Hudgins -- Spring 1987

1988
Jackie Bartley -- Fall 1988; 1997
Andrei Codrescu -- Spring 1988
Stephen Dunning -- Fall 1988
William Stafford -- Spring 1988; 1991
Herbert Scott -- Fall 1988
Donald Revell -- Spring 1988
James McKean -- Spring 1988
Judith Minty -- Fall 1988
Naomi Shihab Nye -- Spring 1988; 1998

1989
Paul Zimmer -- Spring 1979, 1985, 1989, 1994
Michael Delp -- Spring 1984; Fall 1989
Jack Driscoll -- Fall 1989
Alice Fulton -- Spring 1989
Charlie Smith -- Spring 1989
Janet Kauffman -- Spring 1989

1990
Tom Andrews -- Spring 1990; 1994
Michael Dennis Browne -- Fall 1990
Jim Daniels -- Fall 1990
Charles Wright -- Spring 1990
Don Waters – Fall 2009
Sharon Dilworth -- Fall 1990
Francis Fike -- Spring 1990
Linda Nemec Foster -- Spring 1990
Mary Ruefle -- Fall 1990
Fleda Brown Jackson -- Spring 1990
Richard Jones -- Fall 1990
Lisel Muellar -- Spring 1990
Nancy Nicodemus -- Spring 1990
William Olsen -- Fall 1990
William Patrick -- Fall 1990

1991
Nancy Willard -- Spring 1991
Jean Valentine -- Fall 1991
Michael Harper -- Spring 1991
Conrad Hilberry -- Fall 1986, 1991, 1998, Spring 2000
William Stafford -- Spring 1988; 1991
Gerald Stern -- Fall 1991
Galway Kinnell -- Spring 1991
Stefanie Marlis -- Spring 1991
Miriam Pederson -- Fall 1991
Li-Young Lee -- Spring 1986, 1991, Fall 2001

1992
Charles Baxter -- Spring 1992; 2000
Lucille Clifton -- Spring 1992
Al Young -- Fall 1992
Leslie Ullman -- Spring 1992
Stuart Dybek -- 1984; Fall 1992
Lynn Emanuel -- Spring 1992
Amy Hempel -- Spring 1992
Susan Straight -- Spring 1992
Sharon Olds -- Fall 1992

1993
Rick Bass -- Spring 1993
Robert Bernen -- Fall 1993
Gwendolyn Brooks -- Fall 1993
Ellen Bryant Voigt -- Spring 1993; Fall 1994
Brendan Galvin -- Fall 1993
Joy Harjo -- Spring 1993
Lawrence Pike -- Spring 1993

1994
Tom Andrews -- Spring 1990; 1994
Eavan Boland -- Fall 1994
Paul Zimmer -- Spring 1979, 1985, 1989, 1994
David Young -- Spring 1994
Ellen Bryant Voigt -- Spring 1993; Fall 1994
Patricia Hampl -- Spring 1994
Charles Simic -- Spring 1994
Harry Humes -- Spring 1994
Yusef Komunyakaa -- Spring 1994
Heather McHugh -- Fall 1994

1995
Kim Addonizio -- Spring 1995
Kimberly Blaeser -- Spring 1995
Ethan Canin -- Spring 1995
Michael Chitwood -- Fall 1995
Quincy Troupe -- Fall 1995
David Hernandez -- Spring 1995
Lee Smith -- Fall 1995
Chaim Potok -- Spring 1995
Maxine Kumin -- Fall 1995

1996
Russell Banks -- Spring 1996
Pinckney Benedict -- Fall 1996
Chase Twichell -- Spring 1996
Linda Hogan -- Fall 1996
Heather Sellers -- Spring 1996
Alberto Rios -- Spring 1996
Laura Kasischke -- Fall 1996
Thylias Moss -- Fall 1996

1997
Lee K. Abbott -- Fall 1997
Jackie Bartley -- Fall 1988; 1997
Daniel Berrigan -- Fall 1997
Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Spring 1997
Billy Collins -- Spring 1997
Toi Derricotte -- Spring 1997
Ellen Gilchrist -- Spring 1997
Gordon Henry, Jr. -- Fall 1997
Sue Silverman -- Spring 1997, 2000
Lorrie Moore -- Fall 1997
Joyce Carol Oates -- Fall 1997



1998
MaryJo Bang -- Spring 1998
Conrad Hilberry -- Fall 1986, 1991, 1998, Spring 2000
Virgil Suarez -- Spring 1998
Lynn Powell -- Spring 1998
Gish Jen -- Spring 1998
Lisa Lenzo -- Spring 1998
Alison McGhee -- Fall 1998
Naomi Shihab Nye -- Spring 1988; 1998

1999
Diane Ackerman -- Fall 1999
Janis Arnold -- Fall 1999
Andrea Barrett -- Fall 1999
Kim Barnes -- Fall 1999
Tony Hoagland -- Fall 1999
JesseLee Kercheval -- Spring 1999
Jamaica Kincaid -- Spring 1999

2000
Charles Baxter -- Spring 1992; 2000
Ofelia Zepeda -- Fall 2000
Arnie Sabatelli -- Spring 2000
Sonia Sanchez -- Spring 2000
Robert Hemley -- Fall 2000
Conrad Hilberry -- Fall 1986, 1991, 1998, Spring 2000
Sue Silverman -- Spring 1997, 2000
Luis Rodriguez -- Spring 2000
Jill McCorkle -- Fall 2000
Kevin McIlvoy -- Spring 2000

2001
Rainelle Burton -- Fall 2001
Lan Samatha Chang -- Fall 2001
Linda Scott DeRosier -- Fall 2001
M. Evelina Galang -- Spring 2001
Van Jordan -- Spring 2001; Fall 2005
Joel Peckham -- Fall 2001
Susan Atefat Peckham -- Spring 2000, Fall 2001
Allison Joseph -- Spring 2001
Dana Levin -- Spring 2001
Li-Young Lee -- Spring 1986, 1991, Fall 2001

2002
Elizabeth Berg -- Fall 2002
Tenaya Darlington -- Spring 2002
Mark Doty -- Fall 2002
Clyde Edgerton -- Spring 2002
Samuel Hazo -- Spring 2002
Richard Russo -- Fall 2002
John Rybicki -- Spring 2002
Nahid Rachlin -- Spring 2002, Fall 2007
Kathleen McGookey -- Spring 2002
Julie Moulds -- Spring 2002

2003
Janet Burroway -- Fall 2003
Robert Olen Butler -- Spring 2003
Bonnie Jo Campbell -- Spring 2003
Peter Ho Davies -- Spring 2003
Kellie Wells -- Fall 2003
Elizabeth Dewberry -- Spring 2003
Glenis Redmond -- Spring 2003
Rick Moody -- Fall 2003
Steve Orlen -- Fall 2003
Simon Ortiz -- Fall 2003

2004
Quan Barry -- Spring 2004
Marianne Bourch -- Spring 2004
Beth Ann Fennelly -- Spring 2004

2005
Lynda Barry -- Fall 2005
Marilynne Robinson -- Fall 2005
Van Jordan -- Spring 2001; Fall 2005
Sebastian Matthews -- Fall 2005
Lorraine Lopez -- Fall 2005

2006
Rane Arroyo -- Fall 2006
Robert Boswell -- Spring 2006
David Harris Ebenbach -- Fall 2006
Vievee Francis -- Fall 2006
Barbara Hamby -- Spring 2006
Jack Ridl -- Fall 2006
Victor Rodriguez-Nunez -- Spring 2006
Dana Roeser -- Spring 2006
David Kirby -- Spring 2006

2007
Marjorie Agosin – Fall 2007
Mary Ann Samyn -- Spring 2007
Percival Everett -- Spring 2007
Cornelius Eady – Fall 2007
Joan Silber -- Spring 2007
Anele Rubin -- Spring 2007
Nahid Rachlin -- Spring 2002, Fall 2007
Jay Hopler – Fall 2007
Michael Martone -- Spring 2007

2008
Toni Blackman – Fall 2008
Mark Yakich – Spring 2008
Anthony Doerr – Fall 2008
Tony D’Souza – Spring 2008
Karen Joy Fowler – Spring 2008
Dave Griffith – Spring 2008
Andy Mozina – Fall 2008
Lewis (Buddy) Nordan – Spring 2008
Ander Monson – Fall 2008

2009
Susan Choi – Fall 2009
Lynne Thompson – Spring 2009
Aracelis Girmay – Fall 2009
Minton Sparks (w/John Jackson) – Spring 2009
Francine Prose – Spring 2009
Gregory Orr – Fall 2009

2010
Melissa Delbridge – Spring 2010
George Saunders – Spring 2010
Terrance Hayes – Spring 2010
Wayne Miller - Fall 2010
Cristina Garcia - Fall 2010
David Shields - Fall 2010

2011
Elizabeth Bradfield - Spring 2011
Sean Hill - Spring 2011
Ben Percy - Spring 2011
Diana Joseph - Spring 2011
Kevin McFadden - Spring 2011
Chris Dombrowski - Fall 2011
Mira Bartok - Fall 2011
Jaimy Gordon - Fall 2011
Jennifer Grotz - Fall 2011
Adam Jagajewski - Fall 2011

2012
Susanna Childress - Spring 2012
David Cho - Spring 2012
Nancy Eimers - Spring 2012
Bich Minh Nguyen - Spring 2012
Bill Olsen - Spring 2012
Heather Sellers - Spring 2012

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