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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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Visiting Writers Series

The Visiting Writers Series brings nationally and internationally renowned writers to campus to give public readings.

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2022 UNT Rilke Prize

The 2022 UNT Rilke Prize is open for submissions. Click below for guidelines

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UNT Rilke Prize / Submissions accepted through November 30, 2021Contact UsAmerican Literary ReviewWriters in the SchoolCongratulations, North Texas ReviewKiki Petrosino / 2021 UNT Rilke Prize Voertman / Academy of American Poets Prize
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