Emerson College

Emerson College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1981
Location: 
Boston, MA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
120
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2015
Application Fee: 
60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Pablo Medina
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Jonathan Aaron, Christine Casson, Roy Kamada, Gian Lombardo, Gail Mazur, Pablo Medina
Fiction writers: Bernard Brooks, William Donoghue, Lise Haines, Steve Himmer, Margot Livesey, Kim McLarin, William Orem, Pamela Painter, Jon Papernick, Ladette Randolph, Frederick Reiken, John Skoyles, Daniel Tobin, Jessica Treadway, Steve Yarbrough, Mako Yoshikawa
Nonfiction writers: Jabari Asim, William Beuttler, Yu-jin Chang, Benoit Denizet-Lewis, Robin Fast, Maria Flook, Flora Gonzalez, DeWitt Henry, Roy Kamada, Maria Koundoura, Megan Marshall,  Murray Schwartz, John Trimbur, Jerald Walker, Wendy W. Walters, Douglas Whynott
Editors/Publishing professionals:  Lisa Diercks, David Emblidge

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Research Assistantships, Presidential and Merit Aid Scholarships, Internships, Student Employment

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features a Visiting Writers Reading Series as well as a Student Reading Series. Students can work with Redivider or Ploughshares. The department also offers a graduate student teaching program.

Graduates: 

Tina Egnoski, Matthew Goodman, Stacy McKee, Matt Rasmussen, Kate Racculia, Kathleen Rooney, Asako Serizawa, Laura van den Berg, Urban Waite, Eric Wasserman