Chatham University

Chatham University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2002
Location: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
105
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
$0
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Dr. Sheryl St. Germain
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Joy Katz, Heather McNaugher, Sheila Squillante, and Sheryl St. Germain. Fiction writers: Kathy Ayres and Sherrie Flick. Nonfiction writer: Marc Nieson.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Fellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Margaret Lehr Whitford Fellowship, The Fourth River Fellowship

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program has a focus on food, nature, environmental, and travel writing. Students have the opportunity to travel to other countries such as Belize, Costa Rica, Greece, Iceland, and Vietnam as part of the creative writing field seminar.

To be eligible for funding, apply by January 15.

Graduates: 

Chris Barzak, D. Gilson, Robert Isenberg, Sarah Reis, Mark Anthony Rolo