University of Houston

University of Houston

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1979
Location: 
Houston, TX
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
81 (MFA and PhD students combined)
Application Deadline: 
January 2, 2017
Application Fee: 
85
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Alexander Parsons
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Nick Flynn, Tony Hoagland, Kevin Prufer, Martha Serpas, Roberto Tejada
Fiction: Robert Boswell, Audrey Colombe, Chitra Divakaruni, Matthew Johnson, Antonya Nelson, Alexander Parsons, Peter Turchi
Nonfiction: Audrey Colombe, Peter Turchi

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program is fully-funded.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
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.