Kapnick Writers-in-Residence

Through the generosity of the Kapnick family, the Creative Writing Program is able to bring writers and poets to the University of Virginia for up to a semester-long residency each year. Below is a list of our recent visitors.

Kapnick Distinguished Writers-in-Residence:

Name Semester
Mark Doty Fall 2018
Mark Doty Fall 2017
Junot Díaz Spring 2017
Lydia Davis Fall 2016
Caryl Phillips Spring 2016
James Salter Fall 2015

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