Washington University

Washington University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1980
Location: 
Saint Louis, MO
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
25
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2016
Application Fee: 
45
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Shannon Rabong
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Mary Jo Bang, Carl Phillips
Fiction: Kathryn Davis, Danielle Dutton, Marshall Klimasewiski
Nonfiction: Kathleen Finneran, Edward McPherson

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program fully funds all students through fellowships and teaching assistantships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the Writing Program Reading Series and the Hurst Reading Series, which features Visiting Hurst Professors. Other features include opportunities to participate in community outreach projects and to intern with Dorothy, a publishing project.

Graduates: 

John Brandon, Michael Dahlie, Alison Espach, Andrew Grace, Claire Hero, Joy Katz, Jennifer Kronovet, Adam Ross, Amy Newlove Schroeder, Teddy Wayne