University of Texas, El Paso

University of Texas, El Paso

MFA Program

Location: 
El Paso, TX
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Online
Duration: 
3 Years
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2015
Application Fee: 
80
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Contact Name: 
Linda Romero
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Benjamín Alire Sáenz and Jeff Sirkin. Fiction writers: Daniel Chacón, José de Piérola and Benjamín Alire Sáenz. Creative nonfiction writers: Sasha Pimentel. Fiction and creative nonfiction writers: Luis Arturo Ramos and Lex Williford. Poet and translator: Rosa Alcalá.

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This program is the country’s only bilingual MFA program. The online MFA program accepts applications for the spring semester by December 1 and for the fall semester by May 1.