Florida State University

PhD Program

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Program Established: 
Tallahassee, FL
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
4 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
20-25 (MFA & PhD combined)
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2024
Application Fee: 
Contact Name: 
Skip Horack
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Barbara Hamby, James Kimbrell, David Kirby, Virgil Suarez, Jillian Weise, L. Lamar Wilson
Fiction: Robert Olen Butler, Barbara Hamby, Skip Horack, Ravi Howard, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Mark Winegardner
Nonfiction: Skip Horack, Ravi Howard, Diane Roberts, Mark Winegardner

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. The program offers teaching assistantships and fellowships. PhD students are offered a four-year assistantship and are eligible to apply for a fifth year contingent on satisfactory progress through the degree program and availability of funds.

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Other Features: 

The program hosts a weekly reading series featuring the work of graduate students, faculty, and visiting writers.