California State University, Fresno

California State University, Fresno

MFA Program

Location: 
Fresno, CA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Program Size: 
60
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2014
Application Fee: 
55
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Tim Skeen
Core Faculty Includes: 

Steven Church, Alex Espinoza, Corrine Clegg Hales, John Hales, Randa Jarrar, Tim Skeen 

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

scholarships, teaching assistantships, graduate assistantships,conference and travel funding, and 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

Graduates: 

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