MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residency Program Sizesort icon Deadline
School University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Nonfiction writers: John D'Agata, Patricia Foster, Vivian Gornick, Dylan Nice, Jeff Porter, ...

City/State Iowa City, IA Genre Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 10-15 Deadline 12/15/14
School Columbia College Chicago Nonfiction
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Jenny Boully, Aviya Kushner, David Lazar, and Sam Weller.

City/State Chicago, IL Genre Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 10-15 Deadline 1/15/15
School University of Cincinnati
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Don Bogen, James Cummins, Danielle Cadena Deulen, John Drury
Fiction writers: Chris ...

City/State Cincinnati, OH Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 10-15 Deadline 1/15/15
School Nottingham Trent University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sarah Jackson, Andrew Taylor, Rory Waterman
Fiction writers: David Belbin, Graham ...

City/State Nottingham, England Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 10-20 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
School Antioch University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Jenny Factor. Fiction writer: Steve Heller. Nonfiction writer: Bernadette Murphy.

City/State Los Angeles, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Sizesort icon 100 Deadline 2/15/15
School University of California, Riverside (Palm Desert)
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jill Alexander Essbaum and Anthony McCann. Fiction writers: Elizabeth Crane, Gina ...

City/State Palm Desert, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Sizesort icon 100 Deadline 2/1/15

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