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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1997
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
36
Application Deadline:
January 15, 2016
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Claudia Keelan
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Claudia Keelan and Donald Revell. Fiction writers: Maile Chapman and Douglas Unger.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships

All students are fully funded.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Interim, Witness

Other Features: 

The program hosts an emerging writers series. Other features include a cross-genre writing requirement, a requirement to study aborad for one semester, the option for students to complete their final year while serving in the Peace Corps, and opportunities to read for the literary magazines Interim and Witness.

This program is affiliated with the Black Mountain Institute, which hosts a reading and panel series, a fellowship program, and a translation series.

Graduates: 

Maile Chapman, Joshua Kryah, Dan Josefson, Alissa Nutting, Vu Tran

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