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Queens University of Charlotte (Latin America)

MFA Program

Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, or Santiago,
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
October 1, 2015
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Gisele Firmino
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Ada Limón and Orlando Menes. Fiction writers: Carolina De Robertis, Mary Gaitskill, Cristina Garcia, Manuel Gonzalez, Fred Leebron, and Nelly Rosario. Fiction and creative nonfiction writers: Francisco Goldman and Chris Offutt. Fiction and nonfiction writers: Maxine Swann and Héctor Tobar.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Scholarships, Grants

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

Each academic year of this two year low-residency program begins with an annual 15-day residency abroad, rotating annually among Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and Santiago. In addition to the program's creative writing curriculum in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, these residencies include a cultural curriculum specific to each city.

The residencies are followed by two consecutive semesters of distance learning. The program ends with a third and final graduating residency.

We offer study in five genres: fiction, young adult, creative nonfiction, poetry and writing for stage and screen.

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