Goucher College

Goucher College

MFA Program

Baltimore, MD
Genres Include:
Creative Nonfiction
Application Deadline: 
November 18, 2015
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Carlton E. Surbeck, III
Core Faculty Includes: 

Creative nonfiction writers: Madeleine Blais, Thomas French, Diana Hume George, Philip Gerard, Suzannah Lessard, Jacob Levenson, Leslie Rubinkowski, Richard Todd, and Webster Younce.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Scholarships, Internships

Other Features: 

This program has a professional focus on writing and publishing, incorporating internships with publications, publishers, writers, and agents. It features three new independent study courses: the Book Proposal, the Reported Memoir, and Research & Reporting, all three of which are taught by publishing professionals. Students may participate in the annual trip to New York City to meet with agents and editors.

Students must complete a two-week long residency each August and a long weekend residency each spring.

Applications are due by November 18 for the January residency or by June 18 for the August residency; apply by October 18 or by May 18 to be considered for scholarships.


Valerie Boyd, Michael Capuzzo, Pamela Haag, Earl Swift