Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry, CNF

Residency type


Part-time study

Yes, but all departmental financial awards (teaching assistantships, fellowships) require full-time attendance.

Teaching opportunities

All students accepted into the PhD program receive teaching assistantships.

Cross-genre study

We encourage students to regard genre in an open way, to experiment with hybrid genres, and to create new ones. We concentrate on writing first and categories later. We do workshops in cross-genre writing, travel writing, translation, book reviews, and prose poetry, as well as poetry and fiction.


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