Wilkes University



Bonnie Culver
Program Co-Founder and Director
Screenwriting, Playwriting, Fiction

Bill Schneider
Associate Director
Fiction, Editor

Laurie Loewenstein
Writing Resource Center

Joyce Anzalone
Office Assistant


Program faculty are working, producing writers.  They will mentor you one-on-one, guiding you through the process of creating a full-length creative project, whether it's a novel, memoir, chapbook, screenplay or play.

Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr
Poetry, Playwriting

Robert P. Arthur
Poetry, Playwriting, Fiction, Nonfiction

John Bowers
Editor, Fiction, Nonfiction

Becky Bradway
Fiction, Nonfiction, Editor

Philip Brady
Poetry, Nonfiction, Editor

Laurie Jean Cannady
Creative Nonfiction, Memoir

Susan Cartsonis
Producer and President of Storefront Pictures 

Beverly Donofrio

Fiction, Children's Books, Nonfiction Memoir

Gregory Fletcher
Playwriting, Director

Cecilia Galante
Young Adult Fiction

Christine Gelineau
Poetry, Nonfiction

Lenore Hart
Novelist, Nonfiction, Children's Literature

Marlon James

Kaylie Jones
Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Screenwriting

Ross Klavan

Jean Klein

Playwriting, Technical Writing, Editor

J. Michael Lennon
Nonfiction, Program Co-Founder

Michael Mailer
Screen Writing

Nancy McKinley
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Essayist

Robert Mooney
Fiction,  Editor

Kevin Oderman
Creative Nonfiction

Taylor Polites

David Poyer
Novelist, Creative Nonfiction

Sara Pritchard

Jan Quackenbush
Screenwriting, Poetry, Playwriting

Juanita Rockwell
Playwriting, Director, Dramaturge, Producer, Performer

Nina Solomon

Jeff Talarigo

Richard Uhlig
Screenwriting, Producer, Young Adult Fiction

Ken Vose
Screenwriting, Playwriting, Freelance Writing, Film Editor