University of Alaska, Anchorage

University of Alaska, Anchorage

MFA Program

Location: 
Anchorage, AK
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
50
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2014
Application Fee: 
60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
David Stevenson
Core Faculty Includes: 

Anne Caston, Jo-Ann Mapson, Linda McCarriston, Sherry Simpson, Ron Spatz

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The UAA April Relyea Scholarship, the Jason Wenger Memorial Writing Award

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Alaska Quarterly Review

Other Features: 

This program emphasizes the interplay between landscape, science, nature, and creativity. It features the Northern Renaissance Arts & Science Series, the Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference, and mentorships between graduate students and professors.