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, 2016
Application Fee: 
75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Jessica Lane
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: 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, C. Dale Young
Fiction: Dean Bakopoulos, Charles Baxter, Robert Boswell, Liam Callanan, Christopher Castellani, Lan Samantha Chang, Jeremy Gavron, Lauren Groff, David Haynes, Caitlin Horrocks, Kevin McIlvoy, Antonya Nelson, Peter Orner, Michael Parker, Robin Romm, Joan Silber, Dominic Smith, Debra Spark, Sarah Stone, Peter Turchi

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers the Rona Jaffe Foundation Graduate Fellowship, grants, the Holden Minority Scholarship, the Lisel Mueller Scholarship, the Renate Wood Scholarship, and 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 application deadline is September 1 for the January residency and March 1 for the July residency.