• January 2017 guests

    Residency Visiting Writers & Faculty

    Each residency we bring in a few special guests authors, editors and publishers. Visit the Residency Archives for full list of guests from previous residencies.

    Information on July 2017 guests coming soon.

    January 2017 Special Guests WERE:

    Confirmed guests for January thus far are: authors Jewell Parker Rhodes, and Caren Stelson (also an MFAC alum); Andrew Harwell (Senior Editor for MG & YA at Harper Collins), Debbie Kovacs (Editorial Director at Walden Pond Press); and author Andrea Davis Pinkney, who will deliver the graduation keynote.   

    January 2016 RETURNING FACULTY lineup:

    Emily Jenkins (e.lockhart)
    Claire Rudolf Murphy
    Mary Logue
    Swati Avasthi
    Jackie Briggs Martin
    Marsha Chall
    Laura Ruby
    Marsha Qualey
    Phyllis Root
    and our newest faculty members, Nina LaCour and Laurel Snyder.

    [visit the MFAC Faculty page for bios]  


    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."