Georgia State University

PhD Program

Program Established: 
1983
Location: 
Atlanta, GA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
4 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10-15 (MFA & PhD combined)
Application Deadline: 
February 5, 2020
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Heather Russell
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: David Bottoms, Beth Gylys
Fiction: John Holman, Sheri Joseph, Josh Russell

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers a limited number of teaching assistantships to incoming PhD students, as well as the Paul Bowles Fellowship ($5,000), the Virginia Spencer Carr Fellowship ($10,000), and other smaller scholarship awards.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program features a Visiting Writers Series. 

Students usually complete their PhD in four to five years.

Graduates: 

Andrea Jurjevic, Soniah Kamal, Man Martin, James Davis May, Derek Nikitas, Kristin Robertson, Chris Swann