University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry, CNF

Residency type


Program length

42 units (3 years)

Financial Aid

TAships and scholarships available

Teaching opportunities

GATs are selected annually to teach one or two courses each semester in the Writing Program. They are appointed by the Head of the English Department on the recommendations of the program faculties. GATships are typically offered to incoming students and may extend, under terms of reappointment, for 4 semesters. Students may apply for and receive a one-semester extension, depending on academic progress, teaching performance, departmental funding and needs.

Editorial opportunities

Sonora Review, founded in 1980, is edited by graduate students in the program.  Other editorial opportunities include Fairy Tale Review and DIAGRAM, among others.

Cross-genre study



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