Creative Writing Faculty

  Name Contact Specialties
Robert Olen Butler
Krafft Professor
WMS 411
Creative writing, fiction, screenwriting
Russ Franklin WMS 437C
Barbara Hamby
Senior Lecturer, Distinguished University Scholar
WMS 419
Creative writing, poetry
Skip Horack
Associate Professor
WMS 438
Creative writing, fiction and creative non-fiction
Ravi Howard
Assistant Professor
WMS 437A
Creative writing, fiction, creative non-fiction, African-American narratives
James Kimbrell
Professor, Director, Creative Writing
WMS 427
Creative writing, poetry, and translation
David Kirby
Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor
WMS 420
Creative writing, poetry, 19th- and 20th-century U.S. literature, non-fiction
Diane Roberts
Professor, University Alumni Distinguished Writer
WMS 434
Creative non-fiction, Southern culture, gender studies, 19th- and 20th-century culture
Elizabeth Stuckey-French
WMS 226
Creative writing, fiction
Virgil Suarez
WMS 452
Creative writing, fiction and poetry, Latino/a literature
Disability Pride Flag Cy. Weise
Associate Professor
WMS 111
Creative Writing, Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction, Literature by Disabled People
L. Lamar Wilson
Assistant Professor
WMS 435
Creative Writing, African-American Literature, Multi-ethnic American Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Theories of Sound, Performance, Film Studies, Contemporary Poetics
Mark Winegardner Mark Winegardner
Janet Burroway Professor, Associate Chair, Graduate Studies
WMS 418
Creative writing, fiction, non-fiction