MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residency Program Sizesort icon Deadline
School University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: James Galvin and Mark Levine. Fiction writers: Ethan Canin, Lan Samantha Chang, ...

City/State Iowa City, IA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 100 Deadline 1/3/15
School George Mason University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jennifer Atkinson, Sally Keith, Eric Pankey, Peter Streckfus, and Susan Tichy. Fiction ...

City/State Fairfax, VA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 100 Deadline 1/2/15
School 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 Sizesort icon 100 (Vermont); 50 (Washington) Deadline 12/1/14
School Chatham University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Joy Katz, Heather McNaugher, Sheila Squillante, and Sheryl St. Germain. Fiction ...

City/State Pittsburgh, PA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 105 Deadline
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School Bennington College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: April Bernard, David Daniel, Major Jackson, Ed Ochester, and Mark Wunderlich. Fiction ...

City/State Bennington, VT Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Sizesort icon 105 Deadline 9/1/15
School University of Kansas
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Joseph Harrington, William J. Harris, Kenneth Irby, and Megan Kaminski. Fiction ...

City/State Lawrence, KS Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 11 Deadline 12/31/14

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