Arizona State University

Arizona State University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1985
Location: 
Tempe, AZ
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
31
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2015
Application Fee: 
70
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Corey Campbell
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Sally Ball, Norman Dubie, Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Cynthia Hogue, T.R. Hummer, Alberto Álvaro Ríos, and Jeannine Savard. Fiction writers: Matt Bell, Tara Ison, T.M. McNally, Melissa Pritchard, and Jewel Parker Rhodes.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Piper Global Fellowships, University Graduate Fellowships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program hosts the Virginia G. Piper Distinguished Visiting Writers Series and the annual Desert Nights, Rising Stars conference. Other features include the Young Adult Writing Project and the Program for Global Engagement.

Hayden’s Ferry Review is entirely student-run.

Graduates: 

Dexter Booth, Matthew Gavin Frank, Caitlin Horrocks, Tayari Jones, Hugh Martin, Bonnie Nadzam

Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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