Faculty & Staff

The SMC MFA Creative Writing faculty are award-winning writers, poets, and committed teachers who offer decades of experience mentoring emerging writers. 

Each year the MFA program invites Visiting Writers to work with our MFA students. These groundbreaking writers add to the program's inclusive community with their diversity of experience. 

Distinguished Visiting Writers for 2022-2023

Creative Nonfiction: Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
Fiction: Nayomi Munaweera, Naomi J. Williams, and Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
Poetry: Yona Harvey and Rachel Richardson

English 405 faculty: Rachel Richardson (Creative Nonfiction)