Program Director and Faculty Adviser

Lyn Hejinian

Lyn Hejinian

John F. Hotchkis Professor of English
406 Wheeler Hall
Mailbox: 322 Wheeler Hall
Website: Click Here

Office Hours

By Appointment

Student Academic Advisor

Laura Demir

235 Evans Hall
(510) 642-2363
Mailbox: 258 Evans Hall

Advising Availability the Week of November 27th - Drop-in and Scheduled Available

Morning and Afternoon Drop-in Office Hours*:

Monday, November 27______10 - 12
Tuesday, November 28______10 - 12
Wednesday, November 29_____10 - 12; 3:30 - 4:30
Thursday, November 30______none
Friday, December 1_____10 - 11:30; 3:30 - 4:30

To schedule an afternoon in-person or telephone appointment, go to


Participating Faculty

Melanie Abrams (Novelist, Writer) - English
Vikram Chandra (Novelist, Writer) - English
Eric Falci (Critic) - English
Thomas Farber (Novelist, Writer, Publisher) - English
Mel Gordon (Playwright, Critic) - Theater, Dance and Performance Studies
Robert Hass (Poet, Critic) - English
Lyn Hejinian (Poet, Writer, Translator) - English
Georgina Kleege (Essayist, Novelist) - English
J. Mira Kopell (Screenwriter) - Film & Media
Bharati Mukherjee (Novelist, Writer) - English
Geoffrey G. O'Brien (Poet, Critic) - English
Namwali Serpell (Novelist, Writer, Critic) - English
John Shoptaw (Poet, Librettist, Critic) - English

Contact the faculty's home department for office hours.