Oklahoma State University

PhD Program

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Program Established: 
Stillwater, OK
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 5, 2024
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lisa Lewis
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Lisa Lewis
Fiction: Dinah Cox, Aimee Parkison
Nonfiction: Sarah Beth Childers

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. Accepted applicants receive full funding if they meet the priority placement application deadline and fill out a teaching assistantship application.

The program offers teaching assistantships, tuition waivers, competitive fellowships, annual creative writing scholarship competitions, competitive administrative opportunities for current students (including Assistant Director of Creative Writing position and Cimarron Review editorships), and graduate teaching assistantships for tutoring in the Writing Center or teaching freshman composition or creative writing.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Cimarron Review

Other Features: 

The program hosts visiting writers and a reading and lecture series. Other features include opportunities to work on the literary magazine Cimarron Review.

The application deadline for funding and priority placement is January 5; the final application deadline is March 1.