MFA Programs Database

Schoolsort icon City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadline
Schoolsort icon Warren Wilson College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Marianne Boruch, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Stephen Dobyns, Daisy Fried, Jennifer Grotz, ...

City/State Asheville, NC Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Low Program Size 64 Deadline 9/1/14
Schoolsort icon Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Fred D'Aguiar, Bob Hicok, and Erika Meitner. Fiction writers: Ed Falco, Jeff Mann, ...

City/State Blacksburg, VA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 21 Deadline 1/1/15
Schoolsort icon Virginia Commonwealth University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Gregory Donovan, Claudia Emerson, Kathleen Graber, David Wojahn. Fiction writers: ...

City/State Richmond, VA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 30 Deadline 1/15/15
Schoolsort icon Vermont College of Fine Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Ralph Angel, Jen Bervin, Mark Cox, Mathew Dickman, Jody Gladding, Richard Jackson, ...

City/State Montpelier, VT Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 124 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Schoolsort icon Vanderbilt University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Beth Bachmann, Kate Daniels, Rick Hilles, and Mark Jarman. Fiction writers: Tony ...

City/State Nashville, TN Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 12 Deadline 12/15/15
Schoolsort icon University of Wyoming
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Harvey Hix, Kate Northrop, and David Romtvedt. Fiction writers: Alyson Hagy and Brad ...

City/State Laramie, WY Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 16 Deadline 1/10/15

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