Northwestern University

Northwestern University

MFA Program

Chicago, IL
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Program Size: 
70 (MFA and MA students combined)
Application Deadline: 
October 15, 2014
Application Fee: 
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Sheila Donohue, Reginald Gibbons, Christina Pugh, Ed Roberson
Fiction: Chris Abani, Steve Amick, Eugene Cross, Stuart Dybek, Goldi Goldbloom, Cristina Henríquez, Juan Martinez, Shauna Seliy, Christine Sneed
Nonfiction: Steve Bogira, Ana Castillo, Alex Kotlowitz, Laurie Lawlor, Michael McColly, Michele Morano, Naeem Murr, Peggy Shinner, Megan Stielstra
Publishing: Susan Harris

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Tuition Remission, Internships

Other Features: 

This program offers both an MA and an MFA in Creative Writing. Its flexible scheduling combines the best features of on-campus and low-residency creative writing programs. Volunteer opportunities at the Evanston Public Library are available. Students may also choose to take elective courses in publishing.

Application Deadlines:
Fall quarter: July 15
Winter quarter: October 15
Spring quarter: January 15
Summer quarter: April 15