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