Vermont College of Fine Arts

Vermont College of Fine Arts

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1981
Location: 
Montpelier, VT
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
124
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Jason Lamb
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Ralph Angel, Jen Bervin, Mark Cox, Mathew Dickman, Jody Gladding, Richard Jackson, Jamaal May, Mary Ruefle, Natasha Saje, Betsy Sholl, Leslie Ullman, and David Wojahn. Fiction writers: Trinie Dalton, Abby Frucht, Philip Graham, LeAnne Howe, David Jauss, Ellen Lesser, Bret Lott, Clint McCown, Martha Southgate, Domenic Stansberry, and Nance Van Winckel. Nonfiction writers: Kurt Caswell, Connie May Fowler, Douglas Glover, Patrick Madden, Richard McCann, Sue Silverman, Larry Sutin, and Robert Vivian.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Fellowships, merit awards

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Hunger Mountain

Other Features: 

Two overseas residencies (Slovenia, Puerto Rico) and dual-genre study as well as post-graduate opportunities.

Graduates: 

Alison Hawthorne Deming, Bob Hicok, Wally Lamb, Melissa Pritchard, Jo-ann Mapson, Maureen Seaton, Tim Seibles