The Nonfiction Writing Program

NWP Faculty

Kiese Laymon
Kiese Laymon

Bedell Distinguished Visiting Professor

John D'Agata
John D'Agata
Patricia Foster
Patricia Foster
Kerry Howley
Kerry Howley
Inara Verzemnieks
Inara Verzemnieks
Jeff Porter
Jeff Porter
John Richardson'
John Richardson

Ida Beam Distinguished Visiting Writer

 

Bonnie Sunstein
Bonnie Sunstein

Recent Bedell Distinguished Visiting Professors

Vivian Gornick
Vivian Gornick
Richard Preston
Richard Preston
Geoff Dyer
Geoff Dyer
Mary Ruefle
Mary Ruefle
Bernard Cooper
Bernard Cooper
Meghan Daum
Meghan Daum
Honor Moore
Honor Moore
Lia Purpura
Lia Purpura
Xu Xi
Xu Xi
Terry Tempest Williams
Terry Tempest Williams

Recent Ida Beam Distinguished Visiting Writers

Greil Marcus
Greil Marcus
Diane Ackerman
Diane Ackerman
Margo Jefferson
Margo Jefferson
Eliot Weinberger
Eliot Weinberger
John McPhee
John McPhee
Alison Bechdel
Alison Bechdel
David Rakoff
David Rakoff
Sigrid Nunez
Sigrid Nunez
Philip Lopate
Philip Lopate
Mary Roach
Mary Roach
Lawrence Weschler
Lawrence Weschler
Hilton Als
Hilton Als

Recent Visiting Writers

visiting writers

short-term faculty who offer readings, Q&As, and day-long master classes

Diane Ackerman • Faith Adiele • Steve Almond • Jo Ann Beard • Alison Bechdel • Jill Bialosky •  Eula Biss •  Julene Blair • Joe Blair • Jenny Boully  • Blair Braverman • Amy Butcher • Lina Maria Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas  • Dura Chew-Bose • Bernard Cooper • Charles D’Ambrosio • Meghan Daum • Tim Denevi • Lena Dunham • Geoff Dyer • Hope Edelman • Gretel Ehrlich • Hali Felt • Thalia Field  • Matthew Gavin Frank • Vivian Gornick • Roxanne Gay • Albert Goldbarth • Kenneth Goldsmith • Patricia Hampl • Riley Hanick • Donovan Hohn • Pico Iyer • Leslie Jamison • Margo Jefferson • Jeremy Jones • Heidi Julavits • Carl Klaus • Wayne Koestenbaum • Aviya Kushner • Stephen Kuusisto • Kiese Laymon • David Lazar • Amy Leach • Yiyun Li • Philip Lopate • Greil Marcus • Lucas Mann • Ross McElwee • Jim McKean • John McPhee • June Melby • Ander Monson • Honor Moore • Angela Morales • Maggie Nelson • Dylan Nice • Sigrid Nunez • Jose Orduna • Elena Passarello • Michael Paterniti • Angela Pelster • Jen Percy • Steven Pinker • Richard Preston • John Price •  Kristen Radke • David Rakoff • Francesca Rendell-Short • John Richardson • Mary Roach • Richard Rodriguez • Mary Ruefle • David Sedaris • Jeff Sharlet • David Shields • Michael Silverblatt • Lauren Slater • Rebecca Solnit • Cheryl Strayed • John Jeremiah Sullivan • Catherine Taylor • Louis Alberto Urrea • Sarah Viren • Eliot Weinberger • Joe Wenderoth •Lawrence Weschler • Josh Wheeler • Dorothy Wickendon • John Edgar Wideman • Terry Tempest Williams • Brendan Wolfe • Xu Xi and others.

 

Recent Editorial Visits

editorial posts

short-term visits by editors offering Q&As, master classes, and manuscript consultations

The Believer • Brick • BuzzFeed • Coffee House Press • Daily Palette • Esquire • Farrar, Straus, & Giroux • Found • GQ • Graywolf Press • Guernica • Harper’s • Hotel Amerika • Little, Brown • New Letters • New York Magazine • Noisy • A Public Space • The Rumpus • Sarabande Books • Seneca Review • Sports Illustrated • Tin House • University of Nebraska Press • University of Iowa Press • Vice • W.W. Norton and others.