University of Utah, Salt Lake City

PhD Program

Program Established: 
Salt Lake City, UT
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Gerri Mackey
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Katharine Coles, Jacqueline Osherow, Paisley Rekdal
Fiction: Katharine Coles, Michael Mejia, Lance Olsen, Paisley Rekdal, Melanie Thon

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding through teaching assistantships and fellowships on a competitive basis.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the Guest Writers Series and the Utah Symposium in Science and Literature.

Graduate students also comprise the editorial staff of Quarterly West and Western Humanities Review, and are the hosts of the monthly Working Dog readings held at the Art Barn locally.


Meg Day, Valerie Wetlaufer, Lilian Yvonne-Bertram, Malachi Black, Halina Duraj, Lisa Fay Coutley, Michael Lavers, Susan McCarty, Natanya Pulley