MFA Programs Database

Schoolsort icon City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadline
Schoolsort icon 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 Deadline 12/1/14
Schoolsort icon University of South Florida
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Hunt Hawkins, Jay Hopler, and Katherine Riegel. Fiction writers: Karen Brown, Rita ...

City/State Tampa, FL Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 30 Deadline 1/1/15
Schoolsort icon University of South Carolina, Columbia
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Samuel Amadon, Fred Dings, and Nikky Finney. Fiction writers: David Bajo and Elise ...

City/State Columbia, SC Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 36 Deadline 12/15/14
Schoolsort icon University of Saskatchewan
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:
Poetry: Hilary Clark, Jeanette Lynes Fiction: Jeanette Lynes The faculty also includes other ...
City/State Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 7 students per year Deadline 12/12/14
Schoolsort icon University of San Francisco
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Norma Cole, D.A. Powell, and Aaron Shurin. Fiction writers: Stephen Beachy, Catherine ...

City/State San Francisco, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 65 Deadline 1/15/15
Schoolsort icon University of Pittsburgh
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lynn Emanuel, Yona Harvey, Terrance Hayes, and Dawn Lundy Martin. Fiction writers: ...

City/State Pittsburgh, PA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 39 Deadline 12/10/14

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