MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residencysort icon Program Size Deadline
School Antioch University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Jenny Factor. Fiction writer: Steve Heller. Nonfiction writer: Bernadette Murphy.

City/State Los Angeles, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 100 Deadline 2/15/15
School California Institute of Integral Studies
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Randall Babtkis, Anne Bluethenthal, Carolyn Cooke, Cindy Shearer

City/State San Francisco, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 14 Deadline 2/1/15
School University of California, Riverside (Palm Desert)
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jill Alexander Essbaum and Anthony McCann. Fiction writers: Elizabeth Crane, Gina ...

City/State Palm Desert, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 100 Deadline 2/1/15
School Fairfield University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Carol Ann Davis and Baron Wormser. Fiction writers: Rachel Basch, Alan Davis, Eugenia ...

City/State Fairfield, CT Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 66 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
School Western Connecticut State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Brian Clements, E. K. Mortenson, and Lisa L. Siedlarz. Fiction writers: Sandra ...

City/State Danbury, CT Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 35 Deadline 3/1/15
School Bluegrass Writers Studio at Eastern Kentucky University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Julie Hensley, Young Smith
Fiction: Julie Hensley, Nancy Jensen, R. Dean ...

City/State Richmond, KY Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 45 Deadline
Rolling Admissions

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