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, 2015
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Sheila Donohue, Reginald Gibbons and Simone Muench. Fiction writers: Chris Abani, Scott Blackwood, Stuart Dybek, Rebecca Makkai, Juan Martinez, Ann Parkinson and Shauna Seliy. Creative nonfiction writers: Eula Biss, Scott Bogira, Peggy Shiner, and S. L. Wisenberg.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Tuition Remission, Internships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
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