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 2014, provides everything you need to know about deciding where and how to apply to the best graduate creative writing programs for you.

  • The top programs in the United States.
  • How to decide where to apply.
  • Advice on preparing your application.
  • Tips on becoming a teaching assistant.
  • How to get the most out of your MFA experience.

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
  • Erika Dreifus
  • Kelly Ferguson
  • Benjamin Hedin
  • Tom Kealey
  • Gabriel Packard
  • Rochelle Spencer
  • Laura Maylene Walter

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