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: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Tyler McCabe
Core Faculty Includes: 

Robert Clark, Jeanine Hathaway, Paula Huston, Gina Ochsner, Jeanne Murray Walker, and Lauren Winner

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Work Study

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program is designed for Christian writers, as well as those of other traditions, who not only want to pursue excellence in the craft of writing but also place their work within the larger context of the Judeo-Christian tradition of faith. Students are encouraged to take cross-genre courses.

Summer residencies are held in Santa Fe and winter residencies are held on Whidbey Island. Additionally, summer residency coincides with Images Glen Workshop. Residents of Seattle may attend the Milton Center Friday Workshop.

Partial merit scholarships are available for outstanding applicants.


Timothy E.G. Bartel, Daniel Bowman Jr, Chris Hoke, Kelly Foster Lundquist, Elizabeth Myhr, Shannon Huffman Polson, Allison Backous Troy, Brian Volck, Alissa Wilkinson