Warren Wilson College

Warren Wilson College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1976
Location: 
Asheville, NC
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
64
Application Deadline: 
September 1, 2014
Application Fee: 
70
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Jessica Lane
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Marianne Boruch, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Stephen Dobyns, Daisy Fried, Jennifer Grotz, Brooks Haxton, Rodney Jones, A.Van Jordan, James Longenbach, Maurice Manning, Heather McHugh, Martha Rhodes, Alan R. Shapiro, Mary Szybist, Ellen Bryant Voigt, Connie Voisine, Alan Williamson, Eleanor Wilner, Monica Youn, and C. Dale Young. Fiction writers: Dean Bakopoulos, Charles Baxter, Robert Boswell, Liam Callanan, Christopher Castellani, Jeremy Gavron, David Haynes, Caitlin Horrocks, Kevin McIlvoy, Antonya Nelson, Peter Orner, Michael Parker, Robin Romm, Dominic Smith, Debra Spark, Sarah Stone, and Peter Turchi.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Rona Jaffe Foundation Graduate Fellowship, Grants, Holden Minority Scholarship, Lisel Mueller Scholarship, Renate Wood Scholarship, Levis Funds

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program offers readings by MFA program faculty and graduating students. Students attend two 10-day residencies a year.

The Rona Jaffe Foundation Graduate Fellowship in Creative Writing for an incoming female in either poetry or fiction.
Extra semester for Novelists and Extra semester in an Alternative Genre (creative nonfiction, poetry for fiction writers, fiction for poets).

Applications due by September 1 for the January residency, March 1 for the July residency.