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Florida International University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Miami, Florida
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
3 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
January 12, 2016
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Terese Campbell
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Denise Duhamel and Campbell McGrath. Fiction writers: Lynne Barrett, Debra Dean, John Dufresne, and Les Standiford. Nonfiction writer: Julie Marie Wade.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Fellowships, Adjunct Teaching

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Gulf Stream Magazine, Florida Book Review

Other Features: 

The program hosts the annual FIU Writers Workshop, the monthly Writers on the Bay Series, and the annual Lawrence Sanders Award in Fiction ceremony. Other features include the student-run literary journal Gulf Stream Magazine, and opportunities to contribute to Florida Book Review and participate in the Miami Book Fair International.


Rick Blanco, Patricia Engel, Dennis Lehane

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