University of Missouri, St. Louis

University of Missouri, St. Louis

MFA Program

St. Louis, MO
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Program Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2015
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Steve Schreiner
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Steve Schreiner, Shane Seely
Fiction writers: John Dalton, Mary Troy

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Assistantships, Tutoring, positions at Natural Bridge, Teaching Continuing Education workshops

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program hosts the Natural Bridge Debut Writers' Series as well as a Graduate Student Reading Series. Students may participate in the Writers in the Schools Program or in the Graduate Writers Association. Prizes are available in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

The program duration varies from two to five years.


Sally Van Doren  - Winner of the Walt Whitman Award and author of two poetry collections.

Adam Hayward – Winner of the 2013 Autumn House Press non-Fiction Award.

Michael Nye – Managing Editor of The Missouri Review and author of the story collection Strategies Against Extinction

Seth Rabb – Writer for NBC Sitcom “Go On”