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University of Nebraska, Omaha

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Omaha, Nebraska
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
October 1, 2014
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Jenna Lucas Finn
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Kate Gale, Teri Youmans Grimm, Art Homer, Steve Langan, Jim Peterson, Elizabeth Powell, Lee Ann Roripaugh, Zachary Schomburg, and William Trowbridge. Fiction writers: Richard Duggin, Amy Hassinger, Patricia Lear, Karen Gettert Shoemaker, Catherine Texier, and Charles Wyatt. Nonfiction writer: Pope Brock.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Scholarships, Writing Prizes

Additionally, Lied Lodge sponsors one new student per residency, providing free lodging.

Other Features: 

This program requires students to complete five ten-day residencies held at Lied Lodge in Nebraska City. Students can pursue tracks in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or playwriting.

Deadlines for the December/January residency are October 1; May 1 for the July residency.

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