Queens College

Queens College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2007
Location: 
Flushing, NY
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Program Size: 
35
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2015
Application Fee: 
125
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Nicole Cooley
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Nicole Cooley, Kimiko Hahn, and Roger Sedarat. Fiction writer: Maaza Mengiste. Nonfiction writer: John Weir.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Adjunct Teaching

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program has partnernships with the Flea Theatre, the Poetry Society of America, Archipelago Books, and the Queens Central Library. It works with the Poetry Society of America to host the New Salon Reading Series. Students may apply for residencies at the Louis Armstrong Archive House.

Opportunities are available for students to earn an Advanced Certificate in English Language Teaching for work abroad. Students are also encouraged to do cross-genre work.