Mills College

Mills College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1980
Location: 
Oakland, CA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Program Size: 
75
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2014
Application Fee: 
50
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poet: Stephen Ratcliffe
Fiction writers: Micheline Aharonian Marcom, Cornelia Nixon, Juliana Spahr, Truong Tran
Nonfiction writers: Elmaz Abinader, Sarah Pollock, Patricia Powell
Book artists: Julie Chen, Katheen Walkup
YA writer: Kathryn Reiss

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching assistantships, need-based scholarships, partial-tuition assistantships, full-tuition fellowships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program also offers an MFA in Book Art and Creative Writing and an MA in English and American Literature.

Other features include the Professional Survival Weekend, the Place for Writers, the Community Teaching Project, and the Writers Series.