University of Nevada, Las Vegas

PhD Program

Program Established: 
1997
Location: 
Las Vegas, NV
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2019
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Douglas Unger
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Claudia Keelan, Donald Revell
Fiction: Maile Chapman, Douglas Unger
Literary Nonfiction: David Morris, José Orduña

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding through graduate assistantships and a Black Mountain Institute fellowship. Sutdents receive a full tuition waiver and health care.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program is affiliated with the Black Mountain Institute. Students have the opportunity to interact with BMI creative writing fellows and international writers seeking refuge through the City of Asylum program.

Graduates: 

David Armstrong, Maile Chapman, Olivia Clare, Colby Gillette, Joshua Kryah, Dan Josefson, Oksana Marafioti, Alissa Nutting, Vu Tran