Hamline University

Hamline University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
St. Paul, MN
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline: 
May 1, 2014
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Anika Eide
Core Faculty Includes: 

Swati Avasthi, John Brandon, Patricia Weaver Francisco, Deborah Keenan, Ron Koertge, Sheila O'Connor, Phyllis Root, Laura Ruby, Gary Schmidt, Lawrence Sutin, Anne Ursu, Katrina Vandenberg, 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. Alternative admission options include a "mini immersion" semester and residency, post-graduate semester and residency, and an accelerated MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults.

The deadline for winter is November 1; The deadline for summer is May 1.