MFA Programs Database

Schoolsort icon City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadline
Schoolsort icon Otis College of Art and Design
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Guy Bennett, Jen Hofer, Dennis Phillips, Paul Vangelisti
Fiction writers: Sarah ...

City/State Los Angeles, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 24 Deadline 11/1/14
Schoolsort icon Pepperdine University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

TV/Screenwriters: Sheryl J ...

City/State Malibu, CA Genre Not Genre-Specific Residency Full Program Size 30 Deadline 3/31/15
Schoolsort icon Saint Mary’s College of California
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Brenda Hillman and Matthew Zapruder. Fiction writer: Lysley Tenorio. Nonfiction ...

City/State Moraga, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 45 Deadline 1/31/15
Schoolsort icon San Diego State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sandra Alcosser, Sherwin Bitsui, and Ilya Kaminsky. Fiction writers: Katie Farris, ...

City/State San Diego, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 150 Deadline 2/1/15
Schoolsort icon San Francisco State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Maxine Chernoff, Camille Dungy, Paul Hoover, Andrew Joron, Daniel Langton, Toni ...

City/State San Francisco, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 37 Deadline 1/15/15
Schoolsort icon San Francisco State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Maxine Chernoff, Camille Dungy, Paul Hoover, Andrew Joron, Daniel Langton, Toni ...

City/State San Francisco, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 131 Deadline 1/15/15

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