Seattle Pacific University

Seattle Pacific University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2005
Location: 
Seattle, WA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
30
Application Deadline: 
November 15, 2016
Application Fee: 
50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Cami Freeman
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Robert Cording, Jeanne Murray Walker
Fiction: Robert Clark, Gina Ochsner
Nonfiction: Susanne Antonetta, Lauren F. Winner

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial scholarships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

Students attend two ten-day residencies each year. The March residency takes place on Whidbey Island, Washington, and the July to August residency takes place in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The program offers an emphasis on writing within the Judeo-Christian tradition of faith.

Submit application materials by November 15 for the March residency or by May 15 for the July to August residency.

The program director is Scott Cairns.

Graduates: 

Timothy E.G. Bartel, Bryan Bliss, Daniel Bowman Jr, Chris Hoke, Kelly Foster Lundquist, Elizabeth Myhr, Shannon Huffman Polson, Melissa Reeser Poulin, Allison Backous Troy, Laura Turner, Brian Volck, Alissa Wilkinson