University of Central Arkansas

University of Central Arkansas

MFA Program

Location: 
Conway, AR
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
818
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2017
Application Fee: 
25
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Stephanie Vanderslice
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Sandy Longhorn, Mark Spitzer
Fiction: Garry Craig Powell, Mark Spitzer, John Vanderslice
Nonfiction: Jennifer Case, Garry Craig Powell, Mark Spitzer, Stephanie Vanderslice

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships, graduate assistantships in the Writing Center and with the magazines Arkana and Oxford American, and internships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program, which has an emphasis on professional development, also offers coursework in publishing, creative writing pedagogy, drama, and screenwriting. The program hosts an artist-in-residence series.