Hamline University

Hamline University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1994
Location: 
St. Paul, MN
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
60
Application Deadline: 
October 1, 2015
Application Fee: 
0
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Anika Eide
Core Faculty Includes: 

Swati Avasthi, Marsha Wilson Chall, Kelly Easton, Emily Jenkins, Ron Koertge, Mary Logue, Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Claire Rudolf Murphy, Marsha Qualey, Phyllis Root, Laura Ruby, Gary Schmidt, Eleanora E. Tate, Jane Resh Thomas, Anne Ursu, and Gene Yang.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Herman W. Block Annual Scholarship, TA Barron Annual Scholarship, Jane Resh Thomas Critical Thesis Award

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Water~Stone Reviewrock, paper, scissors (student-led publication)

Other Features: 

Two 11-day residencies are required each year. The program focuses on writing for children & young adults.

The deadline for winter is October 1; the deadline for summer is May 1.