Portland State University

Portland State University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2009
Location: 
Portland, OR
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
55
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2016
Application Fee: 
65
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Matt Swetnam, Graduate Program Coordinator
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: John Beer and Michele Glazer. Fiction writers: Diana Abu-Jaber, Charles McLeod, A. B. Paulson and Leni Zumas. Creative nonfiction writers: Paul Collins and Michael McGregor.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Scholarships, Fellowships; Graduate Assistantships, Positions in the Writing Center and in Cross-Curriculum Writing Intensive Courses, Internships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program partners with Tin House and Literary Arts' Writers in the Schools.

This is a two-year program, but students may attend part-time and have up to four years to complete their degree.