MFA Programs Database

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

Poets: Catherine Bowman, Ross Gay, Adrian Matejka
Fiction writers: Alyce Miller, Jacinda ...

City/State Bloomington, IN Genre Poetry, Fiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 36 Deadline 1/2/15
School Purdue University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Marianne Boruch and Donald Platt. Fiction writers: Roxane Gay, Brian Leung, and Sharon ...

City/State West Lafayette, IN Genre Poetry, Fiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 24 Deadline 1/15/15
School University of Notre Dame
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Johannes Göransson, Joyelle McSweeney, and Orlando Menes. Fiction writers: William ...

City/State Notre Dame, IN Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 20 Deadline 1/2/15
School Iowa State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Dean Bakopoulos and Mary Swander. Fiction writers: K. L. Cook and David Zimmerman. ...

City/State Ames, IA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 30 Deadline 1/5/15
School University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Nonfiction writers: John D'Agata, Patricia Foster, Vivian Gornick, Dylan Nice, Jeff Porter, ...

City/State Iowa City, IA Genre Creative Nonfiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 10-15 Deadline 12/15/14
School University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: James Galvin and Mark Levine. Fiction writers: Ethan Canin, Lan Samantha Chang, ...

City/State Iowa City, IA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residencysort icon Full Program Size 100 Deadline 1/3/15

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