MFA Programs Database

Schoolsort icon City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadline
Schoolsort icon Converse College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Suzanne Cleary, Denise Duhamel, Albert Goldbarth, Rick Mulkey, and Richard ...

City/State Spartanburg, SC Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Size 36 Deadline 10/1/14
Schoolsort icon Cornell University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Alice Fulton, Ishion Hutchinson, Joanie Mackowski, Robert Morgan, and Lyrae Van ...

City/State Ithaca, NY Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 16 Deadline 12/15/14
Schoolsort icon Cornell University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Alice Fulton, Ishion Hutchinson, Michael Koch, J. Robert Lennon ...

City/State Ithaca, NY Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 16 Deadline 12/15/14
Schoolsort icon Creighton University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Susan Aizenberg
Fiction: David Mullins, Brent Spencer, Mary Helen Stefaniak

City/State Omaha, NE Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 21-48 Deadline 3/1/15
Schoolsort icon DePaul University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Richard Jones
Fiction: Dan Stolar, Rebecca Johns Trissler
Nonfiction: Ted ...

City/State Chicago, IL Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Residency Full Program Size 80-100 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Schoolsort icon Drew University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Ross Gay, Aracelis Girmay, Joan Larkin, Anne Marie Macari, Jane Mead, Mihaela Moscaliuc, ...

City/State Madison, NJ Genre Poetry Residency Low Program Size 32-40 Deadline
Rolling Admissions

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