MA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Stephen Behrendt, Kwame Dawes, Hope Wabuke, Stacey Waite
Prose: Jonis Agee, 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, Zero Street Fiction
The program accepts poetry and prose (fiction/nonfiction) in alternating years; the program is currently accepting applications in prose (fiction/nonfiction), with a deadline of December 1. Students complete a thesis or dissertation of analysis/scholarship based on original creative activity, usually a booklength work of poetry or prose.
Alumni 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.
Karen Babine, Emily Danforth, Jordan Farmer, Roxane Gay, Julie Iromuanya, David Madden, Lee Martin, Kristin Naca, Maria Nazos, Zachary Schomburg, SJ Sindu, Nick White