Pine Manor College

Pine Manor College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2005
Location: 
Chestnut Hill, MA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
35
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Meg Kearney
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Kathleen Aguero, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Nicole Terez Dutton, Anne-Marie Oomen, Dzvinia Orlowsky, and Iain Haley Pollock. Fiction writers: Jedediah Berry, Venise Berry, Steven Huff,  Robert Lopez, Sandra Scofield, and Sterling Watson. Nonfiction writers: Reginald Dwayne Betts, Amy Hoffman, and Randall Kenan.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Fellowships, Scholarships, Applied-Track Internships, Assistantships for Alumni

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

An Applied Track in Pedagogy, comprised of four units that address the essentials of classroom practice and a third-semester teaching internship.

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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