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University of California, Riverside (Palm Desert)

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Palm Desert, California
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
February 1, 2017
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Tod Goldberg
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Jill Alexander Essbaum, Anthony McCann
Fiction: Elizabeth Crane, Gina Frangello, Tod Goldberg, Stephen Graham Jones, Mary Otis, Rob Roberge, Mark Haskell Smith, Mary Yukari Waters
Nonfiction: Emily Rapp, Deanne Stillman, David L. Ulin

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers literary journal fellowships, awards, and Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) options.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program offers opportunities to meet with agents, editors, and publishers, and the opportunity to study in more than one genre.

The application deadline is February 1 for the June residency and August 1 for the December residency.


Congressman Mark Takano, Jim Jennewein, Tiffany Hawk, Jay Paul Deratany, Lee Cataluna, George Morgan, Daniel Rosen, Rick Marlatt, Natalia Cortes-Chaffin, Natashia Deon, John Rosenberg, Ross Helford, Mickey Birnbaum, William Hillyard. Gallagher Lawson, Cate Dicharry, Guy Nicolucci, Stephen Jay Schwartz, Colby Buzzell, JoAnn Chaney, Maggie Downs, Heather Scott Partington

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