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English at UNT

Literature and Culture | Creative Writing | Rhetoric Composition


We're the Department of English.

We strive to promote a greater understanding of literature and culture; to add to literary tradition by fostering new works of poetry, fiction and nonfiction; to innovate in writing instruction; and to investigate the history of persuasive writing.

Undergraduate Studies

Learn not just to appreciate, re-examine, and question old traditions but also to posit, explore, and test new ideas.

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Graduate Studies

The graduate program is designed for students who wish to build a professional career in academia or secondary education.

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Creative Writing

We offer degrees in creative writing at the Ph.D / M.A., and undergraduate levels.

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Colloquia and Speaker Series

These colloquia and speaker series allow students to meet and learn from distinguished visiting scholars in literature studies.

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How to Apply

Click below for information on how to apply to our Ph.D. / M.A. graduate programs in the Department of English.

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2023 UNT Rilke Prize

Click below to learn more about our current winner and info about the 2023 UNT Rilke Prize submission cycle.

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