MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Jennifer Chang, Lisa Olstein, Roger Reeves
Fiction: Edward Carey, Oscar Cásares, Bret Anthony Johnston, Peter LaSalle, Elizabeth McCracken, Deb Olin Unferth
The program offers full funding through teaching assistantships and fellowships, which includes tuition benefits, employee health insurance, and a living stipend. The program also awards grants and summer funding.
The program hosts a reading series for visiting writers, who also work with students. Other features include editorial postitions with Bat City Review and the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories anthology; and the Keene Prize for Literature, given annually to a University of Texas student for a work of poetry, fiction, or nonfiction.