PhD ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Aliki Barnstone, Gabriel Fried
Fiction: Trudy Lewis, Speer Morgan, Phong Nguyen
Nonfiction: Julija Šukys
The program is fully-funded and offers teaching assistantships, fellowships, and opportunities for advanced students to serve as interns with the Missouri Review and the poetry department of Persea Books.
The program offers annual writing prizes, a visiting writers series, publishing internships, and memberships in the English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) and the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP).
Students complete their degree in five years.