Ashland University

Ashland University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Ashland, OH
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Wendy Hall or Cassandra Brown
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Angie Estes, Stephen Haven, Mark Irwin, and Ruth Schwartz. Fiction writers: William Haywood Henderson, E. J. Levy, and Celeste Ng. Nonfiction writers: Jill Christman, Steven Harvey, Thomas Larson, Joe Mackall, Leila Philip, and Robert Root.

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Other Features: 

Single, annual-residency model: fourteen days each summer for three summers; six total weeks of intensive residencies on campus during entire program. Students also have the opportunity to participate in cross-genre study and are invited to attend the visiting writers program.

The admission period opens February 1 for the summer residency and September 15 for January admission. Applications for summer will be considered until June 15; spring until December 1 as long as space is available.