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West Virginia University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2001
Location:
Morgantown, West Virginia
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
30
Application Deadline:
January 15, 2015
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Mary Ann Samyn
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: James Harms and Mary Ann Samyn. Fiction writers: Mark Brazaitis and Glenn Taylor. Nonfiction writers: Ellesa Clay High, Kevin Oderman,, Ethel Morgan Smith.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Graduate Teaching Assistantships

Most students are fully funded.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Cheat River Review

Other Features: 

The student-edited journal Cheat River Review, outreach opportunites including the Appalachian Prison Book Project, the Bolton Writing Workshops, and partnerships with middle schools and senior citizens.

Graduates: 

Kelly Moffett, author of Waiting for a Warm Body to Fill It and If the God of Water Enters Your House, Bow (poetry)

Molly Brodak, Instructions for a Painting and Little Middle of the Night (poetry)

Sara Pritchard, author of Crackpots: a Novel, Lately, and Help Wanted: Female (fiction)

Katie Fallon, author of Cerulean Blues (nonfiction)

Erin Tocknell, author of Confederate Streets (nonfiction)

Maggie Glover, author of How I Went Red (poetry)

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