University of Houston

University of Houston

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Houston, TX
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
3 Years
Program Size: 
81 (MFA and PhD students combined)
Application Deadline: 
December 31, 2015
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
James Kastely
Core Faculty Includes: 

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

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching and Graduate Assistantships, Fellowships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series and the Rice University/University of Houston Reading Series; opportunities to participate in the Writers in the Schools program.