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Poetry: Grace Bauer, Stephen Behrendt, Kwame Dawes, Ted Kooser, Hope Wabuke, Stacey Waite
Fiction and nonfiction: Jonis Agee, Jennine Capó Crucet, Joy Castro, Amelia María de la Luz Montes, Chigozie Obioma, Timothy Schaffert
The program offers teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and fellowships.
Prairie Schooner, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska Press
The program accepts poetry and fiction/nonfiction in alternating years. Currently accepting applications in fiction/nonfiction, with a deadline of December 5. Creative writing graduate students at UNL complete a thesis or dissertation of analysis/scholarship based on original creative activity (a book-length work of prose or poetry).
Graduate students in the UNL English Department have been offered research/editorial opportunities with Prairie Schooner/African Poetry Book Fund, American Life in Poetry, the Cather Project, University of Nebraska Press, digital archives such as the Walt Whitman Archive and the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition Digital Archive, and other university/faculty projects and programs.
Emily Danforth, Roxane Gay, Julie Iromuanya, Lee Martin, Kristin Naca, Zachary Schomburg