University of North Carolina, Greensboro

University of North Carolina, Greensboro

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1965
Location: 
Greensboro, NC
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
24
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2017
Application Fee: 
65
Contact E-mail: 
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Stuart Dischell, Ansel Elkins, Terry Kennedy
Fiction: Jim Clark, Holly Jones, Craig Nova, Michael Parker

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships, graduate assistantship, and fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program hosts the Distinguished Visiting Writer Series. Students also have the opportunity to participate in internships, instructional assistantships for in-class teaching experience, and courses in literary entrepreneurship. Other features include the Center for Creative Writing in the Arts, and the Write-on-Greensboro community workshop program.

Graduates: 

Steve Almond, Julianna Baggott, Camille Dungy, Claudia Emerson, Kelly Link, Robert Morgan, Rodney Jones