University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Laramie, WY
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 10, 2015
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Gwynn Lemler
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Harvey Hix, Kate Northrop, and David Romtvedt. Fiction writers: Alyson Hagy and Brad Watson. Nonfiction writers: Andrew Fitch, Jeff Lockwood, and Beth Loffreda.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching assistantships, graduate assistantships, internships, summer stipend, and travel grants

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features the Eminent Writers in Residence program as well as the Visiting Writers Series and the Student Reading Series. Second-year students may take part in a retreat at the Shortgrass Steppe Station in Colorado. Professional internships with magazines, newspapers, and nonprofit organizations are available. The program is partnered with the Ucross Foundation Residency Program.