Cedar Crest College

Cedar Crest College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2012
Location: 
Allentown, PA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Program Size: 
20
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Robert Wilson
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Jeffrey Greene and Gwyneth Lewis. Fiction writers: Robert Antoni, David Bezmozgis, Aleksandar Hemon, Jake Lamar, Fred Leebron, Dinaw Mengestu, and Jayne Anne Phillips. Nonfiction writer: Kathryn Rhett.

Other Features: 

This program is the first graduate-level writer’s program offered by an American college that includes residencies that take place exclusively in Europe. It combines European cultural studies with master’s level coursework in creative writing. Students complete three fifteen-day summer residencies at different European locales and may pursue cross-genre study.