Julie Schumacher

College of Liberal Arts

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Graduate and Professional
Section B

, Location 45

Julie Schumacher is not only a world-famous writer but also the dynamic force behind the top-ranked Creative Writing Program at the University of Minnesota. She transformed a small, local program into a program widely recognized as among the top 10 in the country. Students uniformly attest to the lifelong commitment that she makes to the success of her MFA advisees.