Contact Us

For general questions and queries about the program, please write to us at newwritersproject@utexas.edu.

For questions about a pending application, including questions about application status, submitting transcripts or other materials, and/or issues with the submission portal, please contact our Graduate Program Coordinator, Blake Lee Pate, at blake.lee.pate@austin.utexas.edu.

Please be sure to thoroughly read our website before contacting us with admissions questions. We have detailed information about application requirements and the application process on our admissions page and our how to apply page. More information regarding general eligibility for graduate admission to the University of Texas can be found on the Graduate School's website.

We unfornately do not have the resources to make phone or video appointments with prospective students. Please direct any questions not answered by our websie to the contact information above. Please also note that all admitted students will have ample opportunity to speak with current students and faculty about our program before they decide to accept or decline admissions.  

Please note: We do not consider unsolicited applications for visiting readers or lecturers.


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    Department of English
    204 W 21st Street B5000
    Austin, Texas, 78712-1164
    (512) 471-4991