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Manhattanville College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Purchase, New York
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Cross-Genre
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lori Soderlind
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Mark Nowak
Fiction: Fatin Abbas, Jeff Bens, Neela Vaswani
Nonfiction: Joanna Clapps Herman, Lori Soderlind

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers Writing Center fellowships, editorial positions, and other positions within the college. Merit scholarships are available.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the annual Summer Writers’ Week and Fall Writers’ Weekend, and the “Meet the Writers” reading series, which features interdisciplinary artists.

The Master's in Writing program was established in 1997; the MFA program was established in 2012.


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