Adelphi University

Adelphi University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2004
Location: 
Garden City, NY
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
36
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Igor Webb
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Judith Baumel, Jacqueline Jones LaMon
Fiction: Martha Cooley, Katherine Hill, Igor Webb
Nonfiction: Kermit Frazier, Katherine Hill, Igor Webb

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers creative writing fellowships that include a full tuition waiver; teaching assistantships; and internships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the Conversations reading series and the Soapbox series, which brings writers to campus to discuss writing and contemporary political issues.

To be considered eligible for funding, writers must apply by the priority deadline of January 15, and (if accepted) confirm enrollment in the program by April 15. Admissions are made after January 15 on a rolling basis.