Located in the Chihuahuan Desert, where two nations meet, our program is constantly evolving to meet the needs of students coming from the United States, Latin America and the rest of the world. We offer assistantships to many of our students.The success of our program is reflected in the success of our students, who have won major literary prizes, including:
- the highly prestigious 2012 Premio Tusquets de la Novela,
- the 2006 Premio Clarín de Novela,
- the 2005 Premio Nacional de Cuento de Colombia,
- the 2005 Chicano-Latino Literary Award given by UC Irvine,
- the 2004 Concurso Nacional de Novela Joven de Mexico,
- the 2004 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize,
- the Premio Binacional Frontera de Palabras 2003 convocado por Conacultura,
- the 2002 Premio Nacional de Poesía Joven “Elias Nandino”
- the 2002 Premio Bienal Copé de Poesía Perú.
- Narrative Theory and Poetics
- Forms and Techniques of Fiction
- Forms and Techniques of Poetry
- Writing the Novel
- Advanced Screenwriting
- Advanced Creative Nonfiction
- Ten Problems for the Fiction Writer
- Writing Children’s Literature
- Variable Topics
- Advanced Playwriting
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
- No Attendance
- Continuous support with feedback on request
- Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
DisciplinesCreative Writing View 277 other Masters in Creative Writing in United States
For Foreign Students: Begin your application process no later than November 15. Minimum requirements for admission include:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- A Bachelor’s degree in any field of study
- A creative writing sample. If it is poetry, your sample should be between 8 to 10 poems. If it is prose (fiction, drama, screenplay, creative non-fiction or literary essay) not more than 20 pages or 6.000 words.
- An official transcript of your undergraduate studies
- A Statement of Purpose
- Three letters of recommendation
International914 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 914 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
National403 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 403 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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