Program Director and Faculty Adviser

Lyn Hejinian

Lyn Hejinian

John F. Hotchkis Professor of English
406 Wheeler Hall
Mailbox: 322 Wheeler Hall
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Office Hours

By Appointment

Student Academic Advisor

Laura Demir

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

Laura will be out of the office from noon on Friday, December 21st through Friday, January 4th. She will return to the office on Monday, January 7th.

DROP-IN OFFICE HOURS: Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS: Mon - Fri 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
To schedule an in-person or telephone appointment,  gp to


Participating Faculty

Melanie Abrams (Novelist, Writer) - English
Vikram Chandra (Novelist, Writer) - English
Eric Falci (Critic) - English
Thomas Farber (Novelist, Writer, Publisher) - English
Robert Hass (Poet, Critic) - English
Lyn Hejinian (Poet, Writer, Translator) - English
Georgina Kleege (Essayist, Novelist) - English
J. Mira Kopell (Screenwriter) - Film & Media
Raymond Lifchez (Architect, Writer) - Architecture and City & Regional Planning
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.