City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2010
Location: 
Hong Kong, China
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
55
Application Deadline: 
March 31, 2015
Application Fee: 
40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Xu Xi
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Tina Chang and Marilyn Chin. Fiction writers: Sybil Baker, Jose Dalisay, Evan Fallenberg, Justin Hill, Tabish Khair, Sharmistha Mohanty, Nami Mun, Jess Row, James Scudamore, Madeleine Thien, and Xu Xi. Nonfiction writers: Luis Francia, Robin Hemley, Suzanne Paola, Ravi Shankar, and Ira Sukrungruang.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teacher Assistantships, Scholarships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Door-to-Door

Other Features: 

This program offers an Asian focus. The student mix is very international with current students living in 14 different countries and comprising 18 nationalities.

Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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