University of Houston

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1979
Location: 
Houston, TX
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6-8
Application Deadline: 
January 2, 2020
Application Fee: 
$30
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Alexander Parsons
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Nick Flynn, francine j. harris, Kevin Prufer, Martha Serpas, Roberto Tejada
Fiction: Robert Boswell, Audrey Colombe, Chitra Divakaruni, Antonya Nelson, Alexander Parsons, Peter Turchi
Nonfiction: Nick Flynn, Peter Turchi

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding through teaching assistantships and fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program is affiliated with several major reading series, including the Inprint Margaret Root Brown reading series and the Poison Pen series, as well as the local Writers in the Schools (WITS) program. Each year, students can apply for travel and conference fellowships.