PhD ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Tina Chang, Leslie L. Heywood, Joseph Weil
Fiction: Thomas Glave, Gayle Whittier, Jaimee Wriston-Colbert, Alexi Zentner
Nonfiction: Leslie L. Heywood
The program offers partial funding. There are a limited number of full tuition awards plus teaching assistantships. Students may also receive financial support through fellowships and scholarships.
Most students complete the PhD program in two to four years.
The university hosts conferences and workshops for creative writers, such as the popular Readers’ Series, that provide a chance to interact with visiting professionals in a variety of writing fields.
Jason Allen, Greg Ames, Devon Branca, James Capozzi, Brian Finnelli, Jared Harel, Nicole Santalucia, Silas Dent Zobal