Lamar University offers a B.A. and M.A. in English with concentrations in Literature, Writing, and Rhetoric. Our concentrations are in “Writing,” not just creative writing, but students may take just creative writing classes: poetry, fiction, novel, technical writing, and an internship with Lamar University Press. Faculty: R.S. Gwynn, Gretchen Johnson, Jerry Bradley, Jerry Craven, and Jim Sanderson.
Texas Tech offers a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in creative writing, concentrating in fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. We offer full funding, host a robust visiting writers series, and house a national literary journal. Faculty: Curtis Bauer, Katie Cortese, Dennis Covington, Jacqueline Kolosov, Leslie Jill Patterson, John Poch, and William Wenthe.