Readings & Panels
A colloquia series that invites writers to engage the university and community through public performances, discussions, and lectures.
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MFA & Ph.D. in Creative Writing
Two nationally ranked graduate programs that support writers of exceptional promise. » more

Diana L. Bennett Fellows
A nine-month residential fellowship for writers and scholars whose work ranges into international terrain, and who have an ongoing project requiring a period of sustained immersion. » more

BMI-COLA Humanities Fellowships
A teaching load reduction award that supports humanistic research by associate and full professors within UNLV’s College of Liberal Arts.
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Emerging Writers Series
Annual readings and craft talks from poets and fiction writers.
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City of Asylum Las Vegas
A program that provides shelter in our community to a persecuted writer whose voice is stifled by censorship, or who is living with the threat of imprisonment or assassination. » more

Wole Soyinka and Derek WalcottWole Soyinka & Derek Walcott