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, 2017
Application Fee: 
70
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Jenny Irish
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Sally Ball, Natalie Diaz, Norman Dubie, Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Cynthia Hogue, Alberto Álvaro Ríos
Fiction: Matt Bell, Tara Ison, T. M. McNally

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships, Piper Global Fellowships, and 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 MFA Reading Series, opportunities to work with Four Way Books and participate in community outreach activities such as teaching creative writing in prison.

Graduates: 

Dexter Booth, Adrienne Celt, Matthew Gavin Frank, Caitlin Horrocks, Allegra Hyde, Tayari Jones, Hugh Martin, Bonnie Nadzam