Emerson College

Emerson College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1981
Location: 
Boston, MA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Program Size: 
120
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2017
Application Fee: 
60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Shaylin Hogan
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Jonathan Aaron, Christine Casson, Gail Mazur, Pablo Medina, John Skoyles, Daniel Tobin
Fiction: Ben Brooks, Maria Flook, Lise Haines, DeWitt Henry, Kim McLarin, William Orem, Pamela Painter, Jon Papernick, Ladette Randolph, Frederick Reiken, Jessica Treadway, Steve Yarbrough, Mako Yoshikawa
Nonfiction: Jabari Asim, Richard Hoffman, Megan Marshall, Jerald Walker, Douglas Whynott

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships, research assistantships, Presidential and Merit Aid Scholarships, and internships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts a reading series, an alumni and faculty reading series, and the Bright Lights film series. Studnets also have the opportunity to take pubishing courses and work with local high school students through the emersonWRITES program.

Graduates: 

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