MFA Programs Database

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School Mills College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Stephen Ratcliffe
Fiction writers: Micheline Aharonian Marcom, Cornelia Nixon, ...

City/State Oakland, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 75 Deadlinesort icon 12/15/14
School Naropa University, Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Reed Bye, Bhanu Kapil, Michelle Naka Pierce, Andrea Rexilius, Andrew Schelling, and ...

City/State Boulder, CO Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Residency Full Program Size 40 Deadlinesort icon 12/15/14
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 Residency Full Program Size 10-15 Deadlinesort icon 12/15/14
School University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Peter Gizzi, James Tate, and Dara Wier. Fiction writers: Noy Holland, Edie Meidav, ...

City/State Amherst, MA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Size 70 Deadlinesort icon 12/15/14
School Washington University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mary Jo Bang, Paul Legault, and Carl Phillips. Fiction writers: Kathryn Davis, Anton ...

City/State Saint Louis, MO Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Size 20 Deadlinesort icon 12/15/14
School 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 Deadlinesort icon 12/15/14

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