MFA Programs Database

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

Poets: Timothy Liu and Christopher Salerno
Fiction : Marina Budhos, Philip Cioffari, ...

City/State Wayne, NJ Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Residency Full Program Size 12 students per year Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Schoolsort icon Wilkes University
MA and MFA Programs
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr, Robert P. Arthur, Philip Brady, Christine Gelineau, Jan ...

City/State Wilkes-Barre, PA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 110 Deadline 12/15/14
Schoolsort icon Wichita State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Albert Goldbarth and Sam Taylor. Fiction writers: Josh Barkan and Margaret Dawe.

City/State Wichita, KS Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 30 Deadline 2/1/15
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
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 Western State Colorado University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Ernest Hilbert, David J. Rothman, David Yezzi
Genre Fiction: Russell Davis, ...

City/State Gunnison, CO Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Low Program Size 35-40 Deadline
Rolling Admissions

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