MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residencysort icon Program Size Deadline
School 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 Residencysort icon Low Program Size 64 Deadline 9/1/14
School Ashland University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Angie Estes, Stephen Haven, Mark Irwin, and Kathryn Winograd. Fiction writers: William ...

City/State Ashland, OH Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 40-60 Deadline 5/15/15
School Pacific University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sandra Alcosser, Ellen Bass, Marvin Bell, Kwame Dawes, Vievee Francis, Dorianne Laux, ...

City/State Portland, OR Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 95 Deadline 9/1/14
School Carlow University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Joseph Bathanti, Janet Beatty, Jane Candia Coleman, Mary O'Donnell, Mark Roper

City/State Pittsburgh, PA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 34 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
School Wilkes University
MA and MFA Programs
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr, Robert P. Arthur, Philip Brady, Christine Gelineau, Jan ...

City/State Wilkes-Barre, PA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 110 Deadline 12/15/14
School Converse College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Suzanne Cleary, Denise Duhamel, Albert Goldbarth, Rick Mulkey, and Richard ...

City/State Spartanburg, SC Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Low Program Size 36 Deadline 10/1/14

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