MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residency Program Sizesort icon Deadline
School University of Wisconsin, Madison
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Amy Quan Barry, Sean Bishop, Amaud Jamaul Johnson, and Ron Wallace. Fiction writers: ...

City/State Madison, WI Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 12 Deadline 12/8/14
School William Paterson University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Timothy Liu and Christopher Salerno
Fiction : Marina Budhos, Philip Cioffari, ...

City/State Wayne, NJ Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 12 students per year Deadline
Rolling Admissions
School New Hampshire Institute of Art
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry/Hybrid Writing: Ryan Flaherty
Fiction: David Crouse, Tim Horvath, Mark Sleiter

City/State Manchester and Peterborough, NH Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Residency Low Program Sizesort icon 12-15 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
School New Hampshire Institute of Art
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:
Playwriting: Kathleen Clark, Russell Davis, Buzz McLaughlin, Karen Sunde Screenwriting: ...
City/State Manchester and Peterborough, NH Genre Not Genre-Specific Residency Low Program Sizesort icon 12-15 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
School Emerson College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jonathan Aaron, Christine Casson, Gail Mazur, Pablo Medina, Daniel Tobin
Fiction ...

City/State Boston, MA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 120 Deadline 2/15/15
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 Sizesort icon 120 (MA and PhD students combined) Deadline 12/8/14

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