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Eastern Washington University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Spokane, Washington
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
February 18, 2015
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Kathy Minnerly
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Christopher Howell and Jonathan Johnson. Fiction writers: Samuel Ligon and Gregory Spatz. Nonfiction writers: Natalie Kusz and Rachel Toor.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Scholarships, Wiche Fellowships, Non-Resident Tuition Waivers

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Willow Springs, Willow Springs Editions

Other Features: 

This program features the Writers in the Community program and hosts the annual Get Lit! literary festival. Courses are offered in literary editing and design, and internships are available with Willow Springs Editions

In order that they might broaden their skills and benefit from exposure to wider variety of perspectives, all students are required to take one workshop and one literature class outside their genre.


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