University of Houston

University of Houston

MFA Program

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, 2014
Application Fee: 
75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
James Kastely
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Nick Flynn, Tony Hoagland, Kevin Prufer, and Martha Serpas. Fiction writers: Jeffrey DeShell, Marcia Douglas, Stephen Graham Jones, and Elisabeth Sheffield.

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.