City College of New York

City College of New York

MFA Program

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

Poet: Michelle Valladares. Fiction writers: Salar Abdoh and Mark Mirsky. Poet and nonfiction writer: David Groff. Fiction and nonfiction writer: Emily Raboteau.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Positions available to second-year students, Fellowships, 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.