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2008-2009

Peter Carey, Australian novelist

Pam Brown, Australian poet

Margaret Gibson, American poet and memoirist

Bliss Broyard, American fiction writer and memoirist

Katy Lederer, American poet and memoirist

Jennifer Atkinson, American Poet

Vona Groarke, Irish poet

Andrew Zawacki, American poet

Etgar Keret, Israeli novelist and filmmaker

Paul Muldoon, Irish poet and dramatist

Mark Doty, American poet and memoirist

2009-2010

Colson Whitehead, American novelist

A.S. Byatt, British novelist and critic

Kevin Young, American poet and critic

Jane Yolen, American children’s book writer

Marjorie Perloff, American poetry critic

David Shields, American prose writer

Gillian Conoley, American poet

Rae Armantrout, American poet

2010-2011

Linh Dinh, Vietnamese writer
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Sabrina Orah Mark, American poet

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Julie Carr, American poet

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G.C. Waldrep, American poet


Deborah Eisenberg, 
American short story writer 
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Danzy Senna, American novelist 
& memoirist




Donald Revell, American poet

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Aleš Šteger, Slovenian poet & essayist


Polina Barskova, Russian poet

George Saunders, 
American short story writer
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Lecture Series

Werner Sollors

Jerome Christensen

2011-2012

Honor Moore

Carolyn Forché

Grace Lin

Robert Polito

Amina Gautier

Steve Almond

Lan Samantha Chang

Lecture Series

Ania Loomba

Maurice Lee

2013-2014

Zadie Smith

Lesléa Newman

Yusef Komunyakaa

Lecture Series

Stephen Metcalf

2014-2015

Susan Stewart

Robert Olen Butler

Amy Bloom

Christine Schutt

Maud Casey

Sam Lipsyte

Lecture Series

Evelyn Barish

2015-2016

Claudia Rankine

Šejla Šehabović

Semezdin Mehmedinović

Aleš Debeljak