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University of South Carolina, Columbia

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Columbia, South Carolina
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
3 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
December 15, 2013
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Liz Countryman
Core Faculty Includes: 

Samuel Amadon, David Bajo, James Barilla, Elise Blackwell, Fred Dings, Nikky Finney, plus numerous affiliate faculty

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching assistantships; James Dickey Fellowships; various topping-off fellowships and scholarships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features numerous reading series, including The Open Book, The Fall Literary Festival, The Shark's Parlor, and Prosetry. Editorial and interdisciplinary arts opportunities are available. Students may also participate in Split P, which partners with schools and community organizations to bring poetry to young people.

We've also added two outstanding poets to our faculty. For prose writers, we now offer at least five master classes with internationally acclaimed authors each year. We also offer optional professional opportunities in literary editing and pedagogy for interested students. And we continue to offer funding to every admitted student.

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