Binghamton University

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PhD Program

Binghamton, NY
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 27, 2021
Application Fee: 
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Contact Name: 
Chris Wood
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Tina Chang, Leslie L. Heywood, Joseph Weil
Fiction: Thomas Glave, Gayle Whittier, Jaimee Wriston-Colbert, Alexi Zentner
Nonfiction: Leslie L. Heywood

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

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.

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Other Features: 

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.


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