University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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PhD Program

Program Established: 
2000
Location: 
Knoxville, TN
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Incoming Class Size: 
2
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2020
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Michael Knight
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Iliana Rocha, Rebecca Gayle Howell (Visiting Poet)
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 University of Tennessee Creative Writing Series. Students also hold key editorial positions on Grist.

Graduates: 

Marcel Brouwers, Matt Brock, Katie Condon, Christian Gerard, Jesse Goolsby, Jesse Graves, Tawnysha Greene, Otis Hashemeyer, Laura Hoffer, Jessie Janeshek, Charlotte Pence, Adam Prince, Jeremy Michael Reed, Joshua Robbins, Michael Shou-Yung Shum, Brad Tice, M. O. Walsh.