University at Albany, SUNY

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PhD Program

Program Established: 
1975
Location: 
Albany, NY
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Cross-Genre
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
4 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6-8
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2021
Application Fee: 
$75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Edward Schwarzschild
Core Faculty Includes: 

Fiction: Aashish Kaul, Edward Schwarzschild, Lynne Tillman

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding through teaching assistantships and fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program is affiliated with the New York State Writers Institute and offers opportunities to work collaboratively with the university’s MA/MFA Studio Art Program.

PhD students complete the program in 4-6 years.

Graduates: 

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Skye Anicca, Sarah Giragosian, Randall Horton, Christina Milletti, Angela Pneuman, Brian Phillip Whalen