Converse College

Converse College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2009
Location: 
Spartanburg, SC
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
36
Application Deadline: 
October 1, 2014
Application Fee: 
40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Rick Mulkey
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Suzanne Cleary, Denise Duhamel, Albert Goldbarth, Rick Mulkey, and Richard Tillinghast. Fiction writers: Marlin Barton, Cary Holladay, Robert Olmstead, Leslie Pietrzyk, and Susan Tekulve. Nonfiction writers: Jim Minick and Dan Wakefield.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Partial Work Scholarships, Graduate Assistantships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

Students in this program attend two nine-day residencies per year and can participate in the reading series and Writers Studio Workshop.
The application deadline for the Winter/Spring semester is October 1. The application deadline for the Summer/Fall semester is February 15.