David Haynes, Fiction Writing. Associate Professor.  B.A. Macalester College; M.A. Hamline University. Director of Creative Writing 2007-2008. Novels: The Full Matilda; Somebody Else's Mama,  Heathens, Right By My Side, Live at Five, All American Dream Dolls, Anthologies Ed. with J Landsman, Welcome to Your Life: Writings for the Heart of Young America.  Children's books: The Gumma Wars, Business as Usual, Who's Responsible, Business as Usual.

Greg Brownderville, Associate Professor of English, Editor of Southwest Review. Brownderville has published three collections of poetry: A Horse with Holes in It (LSU, 2016); Deep Down in the Delta (Butler Center Books, 2012); and Gust (Northwestern University Press, 2011). He holds an MFA from the University of Mississippi.

Jacob Rubin, Assistant Professor of English, Director of Creative Writing, Laurence and Catherine Perrine Endowed Chair in English. Rubin's novel, The Poser, was published by Viking in 2015. Rubin holds an MFA from the University of Mississippi.