California State University, Fresno

California State University, Fresno

MFA Program

Fresno, CA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Program Size: 
Application Deadline: 
March 15, 2015
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Tim Skeen
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Corrine Clegg Hales, Tim Skeen
Fiction writers: Alex Espinoza, Randa Jarrar
Nonfiction writers: Steven Church, John Hales

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Scholarships, Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Assistantships, conference and travel funding, non-resident tuition waivers

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

The Normal School, San Joaquin Review

Other Features: 

Philip Levine Prize in Poetry; Young Writers’ Conference; publishing and editing classes; study abroad opportunities in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; Certificate of Advanced Study in Composition; Certificate of Special Study in Creative Writing; San Joaquin Literary Association; , Chicano Writers and Artists Association, Fresno Poets' Association reading series, MFA reading series, MFA Fresno Blog


Daniel Chacón, Sasha Pimentel Chacón, Janet Nichols Lynch, Michael Medrano, Andrés Montoya, James Tyner, Burlee Vang