MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residencysort icon Program Size Deadline
School Northwestern University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Sheila Donohue, Reginald Gibbons, Christina Pugh, Ed Roberson
Fiction: Chris ...

City/State Chicago, IL Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 70 (MFA and MA students combined) Deadline 10/15/14
School Roosevelt University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Fiction: Kyle Beachy, Christian TeBordo

City/State Chicago, IL Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 35 Deadline 2/1/15
School School of the Art Institute of Chicago
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Sally Alatalo, Carol Anshaw, Jesse Ball, Mark Booth, Rosellen Brown, Anne Calcagno, Mary ...

City/State Chicago, IL Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 20 Deadline 1/15/15
School Southern Illinois University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Judy Jordan, Allison Joseph, and Jon Tribble. Fiction writers: Pinckney Benedict, ...

City/State Carbondale, IL Genre Poetry, Fiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 35 Deadline 2/1/15
School University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Janice N. Harrington, Bridget Peegen Kelly, and Michael Madonick. Fiction writers: ...

City/State Urbana, IL Genre Poetry, Fiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 18 Deadline 12/17/14
School Butler University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Hilene Flanzbaum, Chris Forhan, Alessandra Lynch, David Shumate
Fiction: Dan ...

City/State Indianapolis, IN Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 60 Deadline 3/16/15

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