MFA Programs Database

Schoolsort icon City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadline
Schoolsort icon Boston University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Dan Chiasson, Karl Kirchwey, and Robert Pinsky. Fiction writers: Leslie Epstein, Ha ...

City/State Boston, MA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 18 Deadline 3/1/15
Schoolsort icon Emerson College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jonathan Aaron, Christine Casson, Gail Mazur, Pablo Medina, Daniel Tobin
Fiction ...

City/State Boston, MA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 120 Deadline 2/15/15
Schoolsort icon Lesley University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Erin Belieu, Sharon Bryan, Teresa Cader, Rafael Campo, Steven Cramer, Thomas Sayers ...

City/State Cambridge, MA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 95 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Schoolsort icon Pine Manor College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Kathleen Aguero, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Nicole Terez Dutton, Anne-Marie Oomen, Dzvinia ...

City/State Chestnut Hill, MA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 35 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Schoolsort icon University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Peter Gizzi, James Tate, and Dara Wier. Fiction writers: Noy Holland, Edie Meidav, ...

City/State Amherst, MA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 70 Deadline 12/15/14
Schoolsort icon University of Massachusetts, Boston
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jill McDonough, Joyce Peseroff, and Lloyd Schwartz. Fiction writers: John Fulton and ...

City/State Boston, MA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 30 Deadline 1/15/15

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