University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia

MFA Program

Vancouver, Canada
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Program Size: 
Application Deadline: 
November 30, 2013
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Bryan Wade
Core Faculty Includes: 

Meryn Cadell, Steven Galloway, Annabel Lyon, Keith Maillard, Maureen Medved, Andreas Schroeder, Linda Svendsen, Peggy Thompson, Rhea Tregebov, Bryan Wade

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Assistantships, Scholarships, Graduate Awards, Student Loans, Work Study, Positions Within PRISM international and Brave New Playwrights

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

PRISM international

Other Features: 

New Shoots is a program in which MFA graduate students gain teaching experience by instructing junior and senior high school students in creative writing. Students may also participate in Booming Ground, a graduate student-run mentorship program for members of the wider community. Other features include the Creative Writing Student Association and the Science Writing Project.

The deadline to apply for the optional residency is September of the previous year.


Steven Galloway, Hart Hansen, Annabel Lyon