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: 
70
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2016
Application Fee: 
65
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
A. B. Paulson, Director
Core Faculty Includes: 

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

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 hosts the Portland Arts & Lecture series. Other features include the Wordstock festival, Literary Arts, The Mountain Writers Series, and the Portland Writers Dojo. Affiliations of the program include Powell's Books, Glimmer Train Press, Dark Horse Comics, Tin House, The Independent Publishing Resource Center, Portland Review, Portland Monthly, and Poetry Northwest.