Our faculty

Our faculty for 2020
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Workshop faculty
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Brettne Bloom, Agent

The Book Group, NYC

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Rebecca Makkai, Author

The Great Believers

(Finalist for Pulitzer Prize &

National Book Award)

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Janis Cooke Newman, Author

Lit Camp Founder

The Russian Word for Snow

Mary; Mrs. A. Lincoln

A Master Plan for Rescue


Ethan Nosowsky, Editor

Graywolf Press

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Dana Spiotta, Author

Innocents and Others

Stone Arabia

Eat the Document

Master class faculty

Claire Vaye Watkins, Author

Gold Fame Citrus


(Photo courtesy Lily Glass)

additional faculty
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Jane Ciabattari, Author

NBCC Past President

Current NBCC Vice President/Online

Stealing the Fire


Lee Daniel Kravetz, Author

Former Publicist


Strange Contagion

Jonny Diamond 

Editor, Literary Hub