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CONTACT
(General Information)
Hollins University
Graduate Center
P.O. Box 9603
Roanoke, VA 24020-1603
(540) 362-6575
Fax (540) 362-6288
hugrad@hollins.edu

Program Director
Jeanne Larsen

M.F. A. in Creative Writing

Writers-in-Residence 1961-Present

Louis D. Rubin, Jr. Writer-in-Residence Program (named in 2000)
2013 Karen Osborn '79
2012 Natasha Trethewey
2011 Carol Moldaw
2010 David Payne
2009 Kelly Cherry
2008 Christine Schutt '70
2007 Elizabeth Seydel Morgan '60
2006 James Dodson
2005 Dara Wier
2004 Denise Giardina
2003 LeAnne Howe
2002 Wayne Johnston
2001 Paul Zimmer
Endowed fund was established in 1994 to honor Wyndham Robertson '58
2000 Kelly Cherry
1999 Brendan Galvin
1998 Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey '60
1997 Kathy Acker
1996 John Engels
1995 Ellen Douglas
Writers-in-Residence
1994 Mary Gaitskill
1993 Carolyn Chute
1992 David Adams Richards
1991 Denise Giardina
1990 Jean Gould
1989 Katie Letcher Lyle '59
1988 Alan Cheuse
1987 Mark Smith
1986 Stephen Becker
1985 Richard Bausch
1984 F. T. Prince
1983 Alice McDermott
1982 Mark Smith
1981 George Garrett
1980 Derek Walcott (1992 Nobel Prize in Literature)
1979 William Goyen
1978 Henry Taylor M.A. '66
1977 Richard Adams
1976 Lee Smith '67
1975 Sylvia Wilkinson M.A. '63
1974 Diane Wakoski
1973 Elizabeth Spencer
1972 Angus Wilson (illness prevented his coming)
1971 Kay Boyle
1970 Malcolm Cowley, William Harrison, and Sylvia Wilkinson M.A. '63
1969 Louise Bogan
1968 Malcolm Cowley and Shelby Foote
1967 Colin Wilson
1966 William Jay Smith
1965 Benedict Kiely
1964 A group of visiting writers including Flannery O'Connor, Robert Penn Warren, and Eudora Welty
1963 Howard Nemerov
1962 William Golding, (1983 Nobel Prize in Literature)
1961 John Aldridge

07/10/12