MFA Programs Database

Schoolsort icon City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadline
Schoolsort icon California Institute of Integral Studies
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Randall Babtkis, Anne Bluethenthal, Carolyn Cooke, Cindy Shearer

City/State San Francisco, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 14 Deadline 2/1/15
Schoolsort icon California Institute of the Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Bruce Bauman, Tisa Bryant, Jen Hofer, Douglas Kearney, Maggie Nelson, Janet Sarbanes, Mady ...

City/State Valencia, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Residency Full Program Size 45 Deadline 1/5/15
Schoolsort icon California State University, Fresno
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Corrine Clegg Hales, Tim Skeen
Fiction writers: Alex Espinoza, Randa Jarrar

City/State Fresno, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 60 Deadline 3/15/15
Schoolsort icon California State University, Long Beach
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Bill Mohr, Patty Seyburn, Charles Harper Webb
Fiction writers: Stephen Cooper, ...

City/State Long Beach, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 24 Deadline 1/15/15
Schoolsort icon California State University, San Bernardino
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Juan Delgado, Julie Paegle, J. Chad Sweeney
Fiction writers: Felicia Luna Lemus, ...

City/State San Bernardino, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 24-30 Deadline 3/1/15
Schoolsort icon 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 Residency Low Program Size 34 Deadline
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