MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residencysort icon Program Size Deadline
School 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 Residencysort icon Full Program Size 150 Deadline 2/1/15
School 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 Residencysort icon Full Program Size 131 Deadline 1/15/15
School San Jose State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Persis Karm, Samuel Maio, Alan Soldofsky
Fiction: Andrew Foster Altschul, Nick ...

City/State San Jose, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 45-55 Deadline 3/1/15
School University of California, Irvine
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Amy Gerstler, Michael Ryan
Fiction: Ron Carlson, Michelle Latiolais

City/State Irvine, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 24 Deadline 12/10/14
School University of California, San Diego
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Rae Armantrout and Ben Doller. Fiction writers: Camille Forbes, Cristina Rivera-Garza, ...

City/State La Jolla, CA Genre Cross-Genre Residencysort icon Full Program Size 18 Deadline 12/2/14
School University of San Francisco
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Norma Cole, D.A. Powell, and Aaron Shurin. Fiction writers: Stephen Beachy, Catherine ...

City/State San Francisco, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 65 Deadline 1/15/15

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