MFA Programs Database

Schoolsort icon City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadline
Schoolsort icon Hofstra University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Phillis Levin
Fiction: Julia Markus, Martha McPhee
Nonfiction: Patricia ...

City/State Hempstead, NY Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 21 Deadline 2/15/15
Schoolsort icon Hamline University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Swati Avasthi, Marsha Wilson Chall, Kelly Easton, Emily Jenkins, Liza Ketchum, Ron Koertge, ...

City/State St. Paul, MN Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 60 Deadline 11/1/14
Schoolsort icon Hamline University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Deborah Keenan, Sheila O'Connor, Katrina Vandenberg
Fiction: John Brandon, ...

City/State St. Paul, MN Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 150 Deadline 11/1/14
Schoolsort icon Goucher College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Nonfiction writers: Madeleine Blais, Thomas French, Diana Hume George, Suzannah Lessard, ...

City/State Baltimore, MD Genre Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size Deadline 11/18/14
Schoolsort icon Goddard College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jan Clausen, Beatrix Gates, Bhanu Kapil, and Jane Wohl. Fiction writers: Rebecca ...

City/State Plainfield, VT Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 100 (Vermont); 50 (Washington) Deadline 12/1/14
Schoolsort icon Georgia State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: David Bottoms, Beth Gylys, Leon Stokesbury
Fiction: John Holman, Sheri Joseph, ...

City/State Atlanta, GA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 42 (MFA, MA, PhD combined) Deadline 1/15/15

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