Queens University of Charlotte

Queens University of Charlotte

MFA Program

Location: 
Charlotte, NC
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
80
Application Deadline: 
March 15, 2014
Application Fee: 
50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Melissa Bashor
Core Faculty Includes: 

Hal Ackerman, Jonathan Dee, Lauren Groff, Sally Keith, Jon Pineda, Claudia Rankine, Nathaniel Rich, Elissa Schappell, Dana Spiotta

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Qu Magazine

Other Features: 

Students who are accepted in more than one genre have the opportunity to change their genre focus on a semester basis. Concentrations are available in Writing for Stage & Screen. In addition, Charlotte-based students may choose to study abroad in one of the program's Latin American locations.

Students may choose to gain editorial experience by working with Qu Magazine. An alumni program is also available, which introduces graduates with agents and editors.