University of North Carolina, Wilmington

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Wilmington, NC
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
3 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2014
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lavonne J. Adams
Core Faculty Includes: 

Lavonne J. Adams, Tim Bass, Wendy Brenner, Mark Cox, Philip Furia, Philip Gerard, David Gessner, Nina De Gramont, Clyde Edgerton, Rebecca Lee, Sarah Messer, Malena Morling, Anna Lena Phillips, Robert Anthony Siegel, Emily Louise Smith, Beth Staples, Michael White

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Assistantships, Scholarships, Specialized Assistantships

In-state residency applications are available after one year.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Lookout Books, Ecotone, Chautauqua

Other Features: 

This program features a monthly lecture series in professional topics and hosts the annual Writer's Week activities. Students may pursue coursework in editing, publishing, and magazine production offered via The Publishing Laboratory and Ecotone.


George Bishop, Nina DeGramont, Kirsten Holmstedt, Brad Land, Jason Mott, Derek Nikitas, Carmen Rodriguez, Dana Sachs, Daniel Terry