MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Emmy Pérez, José A. Rodríguez, Steven Schneider
Fiction: David Bowles, Christopher Carmona, Britt Haraway, Eric Miles Williamson
Nonfiction: Jean Braithwaite, José A. Rodríguez
Translation: José A. Rodríguez
Poetry (Spanish): Elvia Ardalani
Fiction (Spanish): Elvia Ardalani, Edna Ochoa
Translation: Elvia Ardalani, Edna Ochoa
Playwriting: David Carren, Edna Ochoa
Scriptwriting: David Carren
The program offers partial funding through graduate assistantships, teaching assistantships, and scholarships.
This program also offers degrees in translation, playwriting, and screenwriting. As part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, a bilingual and binational university, the program offers courses on both the Edinburg and Brownsville campuses. The program offers a literary translation concentration in Spanish and English, and many courses are conducted in Spanish.
The application deadline preference is October 1 for spring term and April 1 for the fall term.