MFA Programs Database

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

Poets: Christopher Howell and Jonathan Johnson. Fiction writers: Samuel Ligon and Gregory ...

City/State Spokane, WA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 60 Deadline 2/18/15
Schoolsort icon Pacific Lutheran University, Rainier Writing Workshop
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Rick Barot, Linda Bierds, David Biespiel, Fleda Brown, Kevin Clark, Greg Glazner, ...

City/State Tacoma, WA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 15-25 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Schoolsort icon Seattle Pacific University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jeanine Hathaway and Jeanne Murray Walker. Fiction writers: Robert Clark and Gina ...

City/State Seattle, WA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 30 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Schoolsort icon University of Washington, Bothell
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Amaranth Borsuk, Sarah Dowling, Jeanne Heuving
Fiction writers: Rebecca Brown

City/State Bothell, WA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Residency Full Program Size 18 Deadline 2/1/15
Schoolsort icon University of Washington, Seattle
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Linda Bierds, Andrew Feld, Richard Kenney, and Pimone Triplett. Fiction writers: ...

City/State Seattle, WA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 30 Deadline 1/2/15
Schoolsort icon Western Washington University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Bruce Beasley, Oliver de la Paz, Carol Guess, Suzanne Paola
Fiction: Carol ...

City/State Bellingham, WA Genre Not Genre-Specific Residency Full Program Size 30-40 Deadline 1/15/15
Schoolsort icon Whidbey Writers Workshop
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: David Wagoner, Carolyne L. Wright
Fiction: Kathleen Alcalá, Bruce Holland ...

City/State Freeland, WA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 50 Deadline 10/1/14

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