The Poets & Writers Guide to MFA Programs

The Poets & Writers Guide to MFA Programs

Posted 9.1.11

Thinking of getting your MFA?

Poets & Writers is here to help.

This essential handbook, revised and updated for 2015, provides everything you need to know about deciding where and how to apply to the best graduate creative writing programs for you.

  • How to decide where to apply.
  • Deciding whether to leave a career to pursue an MFA.
  • Advice on preparing your application.
  • Tips on becoming a teaching assistant.
  • How to get the most out of your MFA experience.
  • How to remain productive after the MFA.

A collection of articles edited by the staff of Poets & Writers Magazine, this handy resource includes straightforward advice from professionals in the literary field, additional resources to help you choose the right program for you, and much more.

Featuring articles by authors:

  • Steve Almond
  • Michael Bourne
  • Erika Dreifus
  • Kelly Ferguson
  • Dawn Haines
  • Benjamin Hedin
  • Tom Kealey
  • Azita Osanloo
  • Gabriel Packard
  • Gregory Spatz
  • Rochelle Spencer
  • Laura Maylene Walter

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