MFA Programs Database

Schoolsort icon City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadline
Schoolsort icon University of Texas, El Paso
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Rosa Alcalá, Sasha Pimentel Chacón, Benjamín Alire Sáenz, Jeff Sirkin
Fiction: ...

City/State El Paso, TX Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 27 Deadline 1/2/15
Schoolsort icon University of Texas, El Paso
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Sasha Pimentel Chacón, Laurie Ann Guerrero, Heather Hartley, Benjamín Alire Sáenz, ...

City/State El Paso, TX Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size Deadline 12/1/14
Schoolsort icon University of Texas in Austin, English Department
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lisa Olstein and Dean Young. Fiction writers: Oscar Casares, Peter LaSalle, Elizabeth ...

City/State Austin, TX Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 14 Deadline 12/15/14
Schoolsort icon University of Tennessee, Knoxville
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Marilyn Kallet, Arthur Smith
Fiction: Margaret Lazarus Dean, Michael Knight

City/State Knoxville, TN Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 5-10 Deadline 1/15/15
Schoolsort icon University of Tennessee, Knoxville
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Marilyn Kallet, Arthur Smith
Fiction: Margaret Lazarus Dean, Michael Knight

City/State Knoxville, TN Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 10 Deadline 12/15/14
Schoolsort icon University of Tampa
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sandra Beasley, Erica Dawson, Steve Kistulentz, Richard Mathews, Alan Michael ...

City/State Tampa, FL Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size Deadline 11/1/14

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