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Fairfield University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Fairfield, Connecticut
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Sonya Huber
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Carol Ann Davis, William B. Patrick, and Baron Wormser. Fiction writers: Rachel Basch, Alan Davis, Eugenia Kim, Karen Osborn, Hollis Seamon, and Michael C. White. Nonfiction writers: Da Chen, Sonya Huber, and Kim Dana Kupperman.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Graduate Assistantships, Grants, Scholarships, Work Study, Internships, Post-Grad Teacher Training Program

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program also offers degrees in playwriting and screenwriting. Concentrations are offered in publishing and editing, spiritual writing, and literary health and healing. Students attend two nine-day residencies each year, in July and December, on Enders Island, off the coast of Stonington, Connecticut. Residencies are occasionally available abroad in Florence, Italy, and Galway, Ireland. The program offers a post-graduate training program for teaching at the college level, internships at the literary magazine Mason's Road, and internships with faculty members who run presses.


Chris Belden, David Fitzpatrick, Colin Halloran, Deb Henry, Annabelle Moseley, A. J. O'Connell

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