Florida State University

PhD Program

Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Tallahassee, FL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
4 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
8–12
Application Deadline: 
December 16, 2017
Application Fee: 
$30
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Janet Atwater
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Erin Belieu, Barbara Hamby, James Kimbrell, David Kirby, Virgil Suarez
Fiction: Robert Olen Butler, Ravi Howard, Bob Shacochis, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Mark Winegardner
Nonfiction: Skip Horack, Ravi Howard, Diane Roberts, Bob Shacochis, Mark Winegardner

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. The program offers teaching assistantships and fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features weekly community readings and hosts the annual Florida State University Film and Literature conference. It offers coursework and practical experience in editing, as well as a certificate in Publishing and Editing.

The PhD must be completed within five years of residency.