University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2008
Location: 
Laramie, WY
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
16
Application Deadline: 
January 10, 2015
Application Fee: 
50
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.

Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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