New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

MA Program

Location: 
Las Cruces, NM
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lydia Apodaca
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Carmen Giménez Smith, Richard Greenfield, Connie Voisine
Fiction: Lee K. Abbott (Distinguished Visiting Writer), Rus Bradburd, Lily Hoang, Evan Lavender-Smith

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The College of Arts and Sciences offers both competitive tuition remission awards and diversity fellowships. The department offers travel grants to cover a portion of conference costs. 

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts a biweekly reading series, which brings writers to campus for readings and workshops. Students can work for the program's national literary magazine Puerto del Sol, the reading series La Sociedad para los Artes, or intern with several independent presses: Apostrophe Books, Jaded Ibis Press, and Noemi Press.