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George Mason University

MFA Program

Faculty member Alan Cheuse and author Amy Tan, a recent visitor to George Mason University, discuss her work.

MFA Program Established: 
1980
Location:
Fairfax, Virginia
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
100
Application Deadline:
January 2, 2015
Application Fee: 
$65
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Diane Swain
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Jennifer Atkinson, Sally Keith, Eric Pankey, Peter Streckfus, and Susan Tichy. Fiction writers: Alan Cheuse, Helon Habila, and Susan Richards Shreve. Nonfiction writers: Courtney Brkic, Stephen Goodwin, and Kyoko Mori.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Fellowships, teaching positions with partner organizations

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program hosts an annual book festival, Fall for the Book, and a weeklong series of literary events each spring, New Leaves. The program also offers teaching opportunities to students who are unable to take full-time graduate teaching assistantships.

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