City College of New York

City College of New York

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2004
Location: 
New York, NY
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Program Size: 
90
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2016
Application Fee: 
125
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
David King
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: David Groff, Michelle Valladares
Fiction: Salar Abdoh, Mark Mirsky, Emily Raboteau
Nonfiction: David Groff, Emily Raboteau

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching positions to second-year students, as well as fellowships and prizes.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Fiction, Promethean

Other Features: 

This program features a professional series with publishers, editors, and agents. The program offers courses in children's literature, drama, genre fiction, screenwriting, and translation.

The program hosts the Visiting Author Series; a monthly student reading series; the TurnStyle Reading Series, in collaboration with Brooklyn College, Hunter College, and Queens College; and the Chinua Achebe Legacy Series and Langston Hughes Festival, in collaboration with the college’s Black Studies Program.