Residency Visiting Writers & Faculty Each residency we bring in a few special guests authors, editors and publishers. Our January 2016 guests included Eleanora Tate and her editor Cheryl Willis Hudson (Just Us Books), MFAC alumna Diane C. Mullen and her editor Julie Bliven (Charlesbridge Publishing), Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, Greg Neri, and our graduation speaker Geoff Herbach. Visit the Residency Archives for full list of guests from previous residencies. FROM THE ARCHIVES: Special Guest, Tim Federle In July 2015, Tim Federle delivered a wonderful graduation address we are still buzzing about. Click video below to watch Tim talk about "Making It Up as You Go Along."