Each assistantship carries a three course per year load and includes a tuition waiver and health insurance in addition to the TA stipend ($15,000 per year).
During the first year of teaching, TAs can expect to teach three sections of ENG 101 or 102 and to be enrolled in the teaching assistant seminar, which may be used to fulfill three hours of literature elective credit.
Send three (3) copies of your creative manuscript and three (3) hardcopy letters of recommendation directly to: Creative Writing Program Arizona State University PO Box 871401Tempe AZ 85287-1401Do not send your writing sample or letters of recommendation to Graduate Admissions Services.
Selection All application materials must be received by January 1.
All materials except for three copies of the manuscript and the letters of recommendation (preferred in hardcopy) should be submitted online to Graduate Admission between September 1 and January 1.
(No applications will be read before January 1.) Have your official transcripts sent (from each college attended) to: Applications that do not include complete transcripts and the application fee will not be considered.
The applicant's writing sample should be the sent to the Creative Writing Program, not Graduate Admissions Services.
The applicant's writing sample, must be submitted in hardcopy.
Exceptions must be approved by the director of creative writing, the chair of the student’s supervisory committee, the dean of the Graduate College, and the instructor.
Electives may be taken out of genre, with the permission of the instructor.