MFA Programs Database

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

Poets: Sally Ball, Norman Dubie, Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Cynthia Hogue, T.R. Hummer, Alberto ...

City/State Tempe, AZ Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 31 Deadline 1/1/15
Schoolsort icon Arkansas Writers MFA Program
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Stacy Kidd, Mark Spitzer, John Vanderslice
Fiction: Garry Craig Powell, John ...

City/State Conway, AR Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 8 Deadline 2/1/15
Schoolsort icon Ashland University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Angie Estes, Stephen Haven, Mark Irwin, and Kathryn Winograd. Fiction writers: William ...

City/State Ashland, OH Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 40-60 Deadline 5/15/15
Schoolsort icon Augsburg College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry/Mixed Genre: Heid E. Erdrich, Cary Waterman
Fiction: Stephan Eirik Clark, Cass ...

City/State Minneapolis, MN Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Residency Low Program Size 20 per year Deadline 2/1/15
Schoolsort icon Ball State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Mark Neely
Fiction: Cathy Day, Sean Lovelace
Nonfiction: Jill Christman, ...

City/State Muncie, IN Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 6 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Schoolsort icon Bard College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Anselm Berrigan, Robert Fitterman,

City/State Annandale-on-Hudson, NY Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 12 Deadline 1/15/15

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