Oklahoma City University (Red Earth)

Oklahoma City University (Red Earth)

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2011
Location: 
Oklahoma City, OK
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Program Size: 
20
Application Deadline: 
November 15, 2014
Application Fee: 
50
Contact E-mail: 
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Kat Meads, Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
Fiction: Allison Amend, Lou Berney, Kat Meads
Nonfiction: Kerry Cohen, Kat Meads
 

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Scholarships

Other Features: 

Students may pursue a professional writing and/or pedagogy strand. Genres also include Writing for the Stage and Screen.

The Pedagogy strand prepares students to teach both creative writing and first year composition. Supported Teaching Practica are arranged locally by participating students and community service workshops teaching during the summer residency.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for up to thirty days before the start date of each residency; however, preference for admission will be given to students who apply by March 15 for the fall residency and September 15 for the spring residency.

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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