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Western Connecticut State University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2005
Location:
Danbury, Connecticut
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
35
Application Deadline:
March 1, 2015
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Brian Clements
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Brian Clements, E. K. Mortenson, and Lisa L. Siedlarz. Fiction writers: Sandra Rodriguez Barron, Roger Boylan, Jane Cleland, Matt Debenham, Oscar De Los Santos, Gwen Jones, Sarah Darer Littman, Josh Pahigian, Dan Pope, David Rich, Ron Samul, Thea Temple, Tim Weed, and Karen Romano Young. Nonfiction writers: David Holub, Kateri Kosek, and Lori Soderlind.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Graduate Assistantships, Scholarships

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Connecticut Review, The Echo

Other Features: 

This program combines creative and professional writing. Opportunities are available for students to complete teaching practicums or internships.

The priority application deadline is February 1, after which applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. A limited number of applications are accepted for January admission. Applications for January should be received by mid-October.

Graduates: 

Jane Cleland, Nick Mamatas, E. K. Mortenson, Lisa Siedlarz

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