University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1973
Location: 
Tuscaloosa, AL
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
4 Years
Program Size: 
60
Application Deadline: 
December 31, 2016
Application Fee: 
50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Robin Behn
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Robin Behn, Joel Brouwer, Heidi Lynn Staples
Fiction: Michael Martone, Wendy Rawlings, Kellie Wells
Nonfiction: Hali Felt, Michael Martone, Wendy Rawlings

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program fully funds all students through teaching assistantships and fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the MFA Reading Series, the Bankhead Visiting Writers Series, and the Coal Royalty Chairholders teaching residencies. Students have the opportunity to teach in correctional facilities through the Alabama Prison Arts & Education Program, and in secondary schools through the Writers in Schools Program and the Creative Writing Club.