MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Rosa Alcalá, Andrea Cote-Botero, Nelson Cárdenas, Tim Z. Hernandez, Sasha Pimentel, Jeff Sirkin
Fiction: Sylvia Aguilar Zéleny, Daniel Chacón, Tim Z. Hernandez, José de Piérola, Lex Williford
Nonfiction: Tim Z. Hernandez, Sasha Pimentel, Lex Williford
Screenwriting: Nelson Cárdenas, Lex Williford
Translation: Rosa Alcalá, José de Piérola
The residential program offers partial funding; the program offers in-state tuition and teaching assistantships to select candidates for their full three years of study. Some scholarships are available.
The online program offers no funding.
UTEP began the world’s first bilingual and online MFA programs, and features faculty from various countries. The program offers a bilingual (English and Spanish) course of study in fiction, poetry, literary translation, nonfiction, screenwriting, and playwriting.
The application deadline for the full-residency program is February 2; the online program accepts applications year-round.