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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, 2015
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Erik Brogger
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Phillis Levin
Fiction: Julia Markus, Martha McPhee
Nonfiction: Patricia Horvath, Julia Markus
Playwriting: Erik Brogger

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Partial scholarships, teaching fellowships

Other Features: 

This program features the Great Writers, Great Readings series, which invites renowned authors to meet with creative writing students for a master class followed by a reading and book signing. Upcoming and recent visiting writers include Michael Collier, Jennifer Egan, Jeffrey Eugenides, Anne Fadiman, Quira Alegria Hudes, and Philip Levine.

A concentration in Playwriting is also available.

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    ... writing class with him when he taught briefly at Hofstra University out on Long Island. After one of my messy pieces ...

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