Sewanee School of Letters

Sewanee School of Letters

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Sewanee, TN
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
4 Years
Program Size: 
80
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
April Alvarez
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Danny Anderson, Andrew Hudgins
Fiction: Chris Bachelder, Michael Griffith, Adrianne Harun
Nonfiction: Neil Shea, John Jeremiah Sullivan

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

Students attend a six-week residency each summer at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. The faculty changes each summer. The program hosts a lecture and reading series.

In 2017, the program will add a screenwriting concentration.

Graduates: 

Cheryl Whitehead, Brendan Minihan, Kristen Skrinde, Don Parker, Sandra Van Pelt Hogue and Wendy Dunmeyer