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, 2015
Application Fee: 
50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Tonianne Nemeth
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Stephen Ratcliffe and Truong Tran. Fiction writers: Marisa Handler, Micheline Aharonian Marcom, and Cornelia Nixon. Fiction and creative nonfiction writer: Patricia Powell. Nonfiction writers: Elmaz Abinader and Sarah Pollock. Book artists: Julie Chen and 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.