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Hofstra University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Hempstead, New York
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
February 15, 2016
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Erik Brogger
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poet: Phillis Levin. Fiction writer: Martha McPhee. Nonfiction writer: Kelly McMasters. Fiction and nonfiction writer: Julia Markus.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Partial scholarships, teaching fellowships

Other Features: 

This program also offers degrees in playwriting, and hosts the Great Writers, Great Readings series, which brings writers to campus to give readings and meet with students. Other features include the Writer's Block student-run writing group, which hosts student readings.

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