Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1983
Location: 
Richmond, VA
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
30
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2015
Application Fee: 
60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Thom Didato
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Gregory Donovan, Claudia Emerson, Kathleen Graber, David Wojahn. Fiction writers: Susann Cokal, Tom De Haven, Clint McCown. Nonfiction writer: Harrison Fletcher.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Fellowships, Editing Internship (Blackbird), Levis Reading Prize, VCU Cabel First Novel Award, Catherine and Joan Byrne Poetry Prize

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features the Glasgow Artists and Writers Workshop. Credit is given for internships and independent study. Other features include the Graduate Writers Association and the Summer Program in Peru.

Graduates: 

Anna Journey, Sheri Reynolds