University of Houston

University of Houston

MFA and PhD Programs

MFA Program Established: 
1979
Location: 
Houston, TX
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
81
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2013
Application Fee: 
75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Kathy Smathers
Core Faculty Includes: 

Robert Boswell, Chitra Divakaruni, Nick Flynn, Tony Hoagland, Mat Johnson, Ange Mlinko, Antonya Nelson, Alex Parsons, Kevin Prufer, Martha Serpas and, new this fall, Peter Turchi

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching and graduate assistantships, fellowships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Gulf Coast, Glass Mountain

Other Features: 

Eight major reading series, including the Inprint Brown series and the Poison Girl series; Writers in the Schools program. We offer teaching assistant fellowships and other scholarships/fellowships.