Cedar Crest College

Cedar Crest College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2012
Location: 
Allentown, PA
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Cross-Genre
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Program Size: 
20
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2015
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: 

Students attend one two-week residency each year in July, which rotates between European cities such as Dublin, Barcelona, and Vienna. The location of the 2016 residency has not yet been determined.

The program offers monthly craft webinars, and an optional spring meet-up; this year's meet-up will take place at the AWP Conference in Los Angeles in March and April 2016.

Submit application materials by December 1 for the spring term; April 1, 2016 for the summer term; and July 31, 2016 for the fall term.