Western Michigan University

PhD Program

Program Established: 
1981
Location: 
Kalamazoo, MI
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Incoming Class Size: 
2-6
Application Deadline: 
January 10, 2019
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Steve Feffer
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Nancy Eimers, Richard Katrovas, William Olsen
Fiction: Richard Katrovas, Thisbe Nissen
Nonfiction: Richard Katrovas
Playwriting: Steve Feffer

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding through teaching assistantships, and editorial and administrative assistantships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program also offers degrees in playwriting, and courses in creative nonfiction. Graduate students have the opportunity to work on Third Coast magazine, and with New Issues Press.

Graduates: 

Traci Brimhall, Adam Clay, Dustin M. Hoffman, Melinda Moustakis, Kristian O’Hare, Adam Pasen, Iliana Rocha, Glenn Shaheen, Rachel Swearingen, Kellie Wells, Bill Zorn