Seattle Pacific University

Seattle Pacific University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Seattle, WA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline: 
November 15, 2016
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Aubrey Allison
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Scott Cairns, Jeanne Murray Walker
Fiction: Robert Clark, Gina Ochsner
Nonfiction: Paula Huston, Lauren F. Winner

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial scholarships and work-study opportunities.

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.


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