MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadlinesort icon
School University of Texas-Pan American
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Elvia Ardalani, Emmy Pérez, and Steven Schneider. Fiction writer: Jose Skinner. ...

City/State Edinburg, TX Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 36 Deadlinesort icon 10/1/14
School 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 Deadlinesort icon 10/1/14
School 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 Deadlinesort icon 10/1/14
School New Mexico State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Carmen Gimenez Smith, Richard Greenfield, Connie Voisine
Fiction writers: Rus ...

City/State Las Cruces, NM Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size Deadlinesort icon 10/1/14
School Chicago State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Kelly Norman Ellis, Sandra Jackson-Opoku, Quraysh Ali Lansana
Fiction: Sandra ...

City/State Chicago, IL Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 20 Deadlinesort icon 10/15/14
School Northwestern University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Sheila Donohue, Reginald Gibbons, Christina Pugh, Ed Roberson
Fiction: Chris ...

City/State Chicago, IL Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 70 (MFA and MA students combined) Deadlinesort icon 10/15/14

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