Columbia College Chicago Fiction

Columbia College Chicago Fiction

MFA and MA Programs

A workshop at Columbia College Chicago.

MFA Program Established: 
Chicago, IL
Genres Include:
3 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 13, 2014
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Randall Albers
Core Faculty Includes: 

Randall Albers, Andrew Allegretti, Don DeGrazia, Ann Hemenway, Gary Johnson, Eric May, Patricia Ann McNair, Joe Meno, Nami Mun, Audrey Niffenegger, Alexis Pride, Lisa Schlesinger, Shawn Shiflett, Sam Weller

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Students enrolled in Tutor Training and Practice Teaching courses can teach for compensation, limited scholarships, and other work-study opportunities.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Hair Trigger, F MagazineFictionary

Other Features: 

This program offers an MA in the Teaching of Writing as well as a combined MA/MFA degree. Study abroad opportunities are available in Prague, the UK, and Florence. Students may also choose to take a semester in Los Angeles. Other features include the Publishing Lab and the annual Story Week Festival of Writers held each spring.


Arnie Bernstein, Michael A. Black, Don DeGrazia, Stephanie Kuehnert, Joe Meno, Sam Weller, Geling Yan