MFA Programs Database

Schoolsort icon City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadline
Schoolsort icon Western Michigan University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Nancy Eimers, Richard Katrovas, William Olsen
Fiction: Richard Katrovas, Thisbe ...

City/State Kalamazoo, MI Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 30 (MFA and PhD students combined) Deadline 1/1/15
Schoolsort icon Western Michigan University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Nancy Eimers, Richard Katrovas, William Olsen
Fiction: Richard Katrovas, Thisbe ...

City/State Kalamazoo, MI Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 30 (MFA and PhD students combined) Deadline 1/1/15
Schoolsort icon 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 Residency Low Program Size 35 Deadline 3/1/15
Schoolsort icon West Virginia Wesleyan College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mark DeFoe, Devon McNamara, and Doug Van Gundy. Fiction writers: Richard Schmitt and ...

City/State Buckhannon, WV Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 20 Deadline 10/1/14
Schoolsort icon West Virginia University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: James Harms and Mary Ann Samyn. Fiction writers: Mark Brazaitis and Glenn Taylor. ...

City/State Morgantown, WV Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 30 Deadline 1/15/15
Schoolsort icon Washington University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mary Jo Bang, Paul Legault, and Carl Phillips. Fiction writers: Kathryn Davis, Anton ...

City/State Saint Louis, MO Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 20 Deadline 12/15/14

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