Indiana University

Indiana University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1980
Location: 
Bloomington, IN
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
36
Application Deadline: 
January 2, 2015
Application Fee: 
55
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Emily DeDad
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Catherine Bowman, Ross Gay, Adrian Matejka
Fiction writers: Alyce Miller, Jacinda Townsend, Samrat Upadhyay

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Neal-Marshall Graduate Fellowship in Creative Writing, Yusef Komunyakaa Fellowship in Poetry, Lynda Hull Fellowship in Poetry, Ernest Hemingway Fellowship in Fiction, Darrell Burton Fellowship in Creative Writing, Jane Foulkes Malone Fellowship in Creative Writing, Booth Tarkington Thesis-Year Fellowship in Creative Writing, Ledig House International Writers' Colony Residency Fellowship, William E. Wilson Fellowship in Fiction, Samuel Yellen Fellowship in Poetry, Lois Davidson Ellis Fellowship in Creative Writing, Bertolt Clever Literary Award, University Fellowships, Educational Opportunity Fellowship

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features the Indiana University Writers Conference and all students receive a fellowship or a teaching or editorial assistantship which includes a tuition waiver and stipend.

Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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