MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residency Program Sizesort icon Deadline
School University of Illinois, Chicago
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Christina Pugh, Luis Urrea
Fiction: Christopher Grimes, Cris Mazza, Luis ...

City/State Chicago, IL Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 10 Deadline 2/1/15
School University of Victoria
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Tim Lilburn
Fiction: Bill Gaston, Lee Henderson, Lorna Jackson
Nonfiction: ...

City/State Victoria, Canada Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 10 Deadline 12/16/14
School University of Tennessee, Knoxville
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Marilyn Kallet, Arthur Smith
Fiction: Margaret Lazarus Dean, Michael Knight

City/State Knoxville, TN Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 10 Deadline 12/15/14
School Mount St. Mary's College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Joan Johnson
Fiction: Lisa Locascio
Nonfiction: Ana V. Thorne

City/State Los Angeles, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Sizesort icon 10 Deadline
School University of Southern California
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Aimee Bender, T.C. Boyle, Percival Everett, Mark Irwin, Dana Johnson, Susan McCabe, Carol ...

City/State Los Angeles, CA Genre Not Genre-Specific Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 10-12 Deadline 12/1/14
School Pennsylvania State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Robin Becker, Julia Spicher Kasdorf
Fiction/Nonfiction: William Cobb, Charlotte ...

City/State University Park, PA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 10-14 Deadline 3/15/15

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