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: 
November 1, 2014
Application Fee: 
0
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Anika Eide
Core Faculty Includes: 

Swati Avasthi, Marsha Wilson Chall, Kelly Easton, Emily Jenkins, Liza Ketchum, 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, 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 November 1; the deadline for summer is May 1.

Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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