MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadlinesort icon
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 Size 100 (Vermont); 50 (Washington) Deadlinesort icon 12/1/14
School University of Southern California
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Aimee Bender, T.C. Boyle, Percival Everett, Mark Irwin, Dana Johnson, Susan McCabe, Carol ...

City/State Los Angeles, CA Genre Not Genre-Specific Residency Full Program Size 10-12 Deadlinesort icon 12/1/14
School University of California, San Diego
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Rae Armantrout and Ben Doller. Fiction writers: Camille Forbes, Cristina Rivera-Garza, ...

City/State La Jolla, CA Genre Cross-Genre Residency Full Program Size 18 Deadlinesort icon 12/2/14
School University of Georgia
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Ed Pavlic, Jed Rasula, Andrew Zawacki, Magdalena Zurawski
Fiction: Reginald ...

City/State Athens, GA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 24 Deadlinesort icon 12/2/14
School University of Nebraska, Lincoln
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Grace Bauer, Stephen Behrendt, Kwame Dawes, Ted Kooser, Stacey Waite

City/State Lincoln, NE Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 120 (MA and PhD students combined) Deadlinesort icon 12/8/14
School University of Nebraska, Lincoln
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Grace Bauer, Stephen Behrendt, Kwame Dawes, Ted Kooser, Stacey Waite

City/State Lincoln, NE Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 120 (MA and PhD students combined) Deadlinesort icon 12/8/14

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