University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program

University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1976
Location: 
Iowa City, IA
Genres Include:
Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
10-15
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2016
Application Fee: 
60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Cherie Hansen-Rieskamp
Core Faculty Includes: 

Nonfiction writers: John D'Agata, Patricia Foster, Kerry Howley, Jeff Porter, Bonnie Sunstein, and Inara Verzemnieks.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Research Assistantships, Fellowships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

Visiting Writers Series and the Nonfiction Now Conference, a biennial gathering of over nonfiction writers, teachers, and students from around the world, and also features the Overseas Writing Workshop, the Institute for the Essay, and the Center for the Book.

Graduates: 

JoAnne Beard, Eula Biss, John D'Agata, Hope Edelman, Stephanie Griest, Amy Leach, Yiyun Li, Lucas Mann, Jennifer Percy, Ryan Van Meter