Boston University

Boston University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Boston, MA
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
1-2 Years
Program Size: 
18
Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2014
Application Fee: 
70
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Catherine Con
Core Faculty Includes: 

Dan Chiasson, Leslie Epstein, Ha Jin, Karl Kirchwey, Sigrid Nunez, Robert Pinsky

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Fellowships, Scholarships, Stipends, Robert Pinsky Global Fellowships in Poetry, Leslie Epstein Global Fellowships in Fiction

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

AGNI, Clarion, 236

Other Features: 

This program features the Robert Lowell Memorial Lectures reading series. There is a foreign language requirement which may be satisfied in a number of ways.

The program also offers Global Fellowships, which allow students the opportunity to live, write, and explore for up to three months, anywhere in the world.

Graduates: 

Elizabeth Alexander, Ellen Bass, Robin Becker, William Giraldi, Ha Jin, Jhumpa Lahiri, Thu Nguyen