University of Tennessee, Knoxville

PhD Program

Program Established: 
2000
Location: 
Knoxville, TN
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Incoming Class Size: 
10
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2018
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Margaret Lazarus Dean
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Joy Harjo, Arthur Smith
Fiction: Margaret Lazarus Dean, Christopher Hebert, Michael Knight
Nonfiction: Margaret Lazarus Dean

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. All students receive a tuition waiver, stipend, and health insurance for up to five years.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the Writers in the Library reading series. Students also hold key editorial positions on Grist.

Graduates: 

Marcel Brouwers, Christian Gerard, Jesse Graves, Tawnysha Greene, Otis Haschemeyer, Laura Hoffer, Jessie Janeshek, Charlotte Pence, Adam Prince, Joshua Robbins, Michael Shou-Yung Shum, Brad Tice, M. O. Walsh, Jessica Weintraub