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Our MFA database includes essential information about low- and full-residency graduate creative writing programs in the United States and other English-speaking countries to help you decide where to apply.

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William Paterson University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Timothy Liu and Christopher Salerno
Fiction : Marina Budhos, Philip Cioffari, ...

Wayne, NJ Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 12 students per year
Rolling Admissions
Wilkes University
MA and MFA Programs
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr, Robert P. Arthur, Philip Brady, Christine Gelineau, Jan ...

Wilkes-Barre, PA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 110 12/15/14
Wichita State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Albert Goldbarth and Sam Taylor. Fiction writers: Josh Barkan and Margaret Dawe.

Wichita, KS Poetry, Fiction Full 30 2/1/15
Whidbey Writers Workshop
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: David Wagoner, Carolyne L. Wright
Fiction: Kathleen Alcalá, Bruce Holland ...

Freeland, WA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 50 10/1/14
Western Washington University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Bruce Beasley, Oliver de la Paz, Carol Guess, Suzanne Paola
Fiction: Carol ...

Bellingham, WA Not Genre-Specific Full 30-40 1/15/15
Western State Colorado University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Ernest Hilbert, David J. Rothman, David Yezzi
Genre Fiction: Russell Davis, ...

Gunnison, CO Poetry, Fiction Low 35-40
Rolling Admissions
Western Michigan University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Nancy Eimers, Richard Katrovas, William Olsen
Fiction: Richard Katrovas, Thisbe ...

Kalamazoo, MI Poetry, Fiction Full 30 (MFA and PhD students combined) 1/1/15
Western Michigan University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Nancy Eimers, Richard Katrovas, William Olsen
Fiction: Richard Katrovas, Thisbe ...

Kalamazoo, MI Poetry, Fiction Full 30 (MFA and PhD students combined) 1/1/15
Western Connecticut State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Brian Clements, E. K. Mortenson, and Lisa L. Siedlarz. Fiction writers: Sandra ...

Danbury, CT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 35 3/1/15
West Virginia Wesleyan College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mark DeFoe, Devon McNamara, and Doug Van Gundy. Fiction writers: Richard Schmitt and ...

Buckhannon, WV Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 20 10/1/14
West Virginia University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: James Harms and Mary Ann Samyn. Fiction writers: Mark Brazaitis and Glenn Taylor. ...

Morgantown, WV Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 30 1/15/15
Washington University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mary Jo Bang, Paul Legault, and Carl Phillips. Fiction writers: Kathryn Davis, Anton ...

Saint Louis, MO Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 20 12/15/14
Warren Wilson College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Marianne Boruch, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Stephen Dobyns, Daisy Fried, Jennifer Grotz, ...

Asheville, NC Poetry, Fiction Low 64 9/1/14
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Fred D'Aguiar, Bob Hicok, and Erika Meitner. Fiction writers: Ed Falco, Jeff Mann, ...

Blacksburg, VA Poetry, Fiction Full 21 1/1/15
Virginia Commonwealth University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Gregory Donovan, Claudia Emerson, Kathleen Graber, David Wojahn. Fiction writers: ...

Richmond, VA Poetry, Fiction Full 30 1/15/15
Vermont College of Fine Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Ralph Angel, Jen Bervin, Mark Cox, Mathew Dickman, Jody Gladding, Richard Jackson, ...

Montpelier, VT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 124
Rolling Admissions
Vermont College of Fine Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Jen Bervin, Bernard Cooper, Trinie Dalton, Matthew Dickman, Janet Fitch, Tim Kirkman, MG ...

Montpelier, VT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 1/15/15
Vanderbilt University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Beth Bachmann, Kate Daniels, Rick Hilles, and Mark Jarman. Fiction writers: Tony ...

Nashville, TN Poetry, Fiction Full 12 12/15/15
University of Wyoming
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Harvey Hix, Kate Northrop, and David Romtvedt. Fiction writers: Alyson Hagy and Brad ...

Laramie, WY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 16 1/10/15
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Kimberly Blaeser, Brenda Cárdenas, Rebecca Dunham, Maurice Kilwein Guevara

Milwaukee, WI Poetry, Fiction Full 40-50 (MA and PhD students combined) 12/15/14
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Kimberly Blaeser, Brenda Cárdenas, Rebecca Dunham, Maurice Kilwein Guevara

Milwaukee, WI Poetry, Fiction Full 40-50 (MA and PhD students combined) 12/15/14
University of Wisconsin, Madison
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Amy Quan Barry, Sean Bishop, Amaud Jamaul Johnson, and Ron Wallace. Fiction writers: ...

Madison, WI Poetry, Fiction Full 12 12/15/14
University of Wisconsin, Madison
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Amy Quan Barry, Sean Bishop, Amaud Jamaul Johnson, and Ron Wallace. Fiction writers: ...

Madison, WI Poetry, Fiction Full 12 12/8/14
University of Washington, Seattle
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Linda Bierds, Andrew Feld, Richard Kenney, and Pimone Triplett. Fiction writers: ...

Seattle, WA Poetry, Fiction Full 30 1/2/15
University of Washington, Bothell
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Amaranth Borsuk, Sarah Dowling, Jeanne Heuving
Fiction writers: Rebecca Brown

Bothell, WA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 18 2/1/15
University of Virginia
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Rita Dove, Paul Guest, Debra Nystrom, Gregory Orr, and Lisa Russ Spaar. Fiction ...

Charlottesville, VA Poetry, Fiction Full 25 12/15/14
University of Victoria
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Tim Lilburn
Fiction: Bill Gaston, Lee Henderson, Lorna Jackson
Nonfiction: ...

Victoria, Canada Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 10 12/16/14
University of Utah, Salt Lake City
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Katharine Coles, Jacqueline Osherow, and Paisley Rekdal. Fiction writers: Michael ...

Salt Lake City, UT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 12/15/14
University of Utah, Salt Lake City
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Katharine Coles, Jacqueline Osherow, Paisley Rekdal
Fiction writers: Michael ...

Salt Lake City, UT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 12/15/14
University of Texas-Pan American
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Elvia Ardalani, Emmy Pérez, and Steven Schneider. Fiction writer: Jose Skinner. ...

Edinburg, TX Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36 10/1/14
University of Texas, James A. Michener Center for Writers
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lisa Olstein and Dean Young. Fiction writer: Elizabeth McCracken.

Austin, TX Poetry, Fiction Full 35 12/15/14
University of Texas, El Paso
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Rosa Alcalá, Sasha Pimentel Chacón, Benjamín Alire Sáenz, Jeff Sirkin
Fiction: ...

El Paso, TX Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 27 1/2/15
University of Texas, El Paso
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Sasha Pimentel Chacón, Laurie Ann Guerrero, Heather Hartley, Benjamín Alire Sáenz, ...

El Paso, TX Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 12/1/14
University of Texas in Austin, English Department
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lisa Olstein and Dean Young. Fiction writers: Oscar Casares, Peter LaSalle, Elizabeth ...

Austin, TX Poetry, Fiction Full 14 12/15/14
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Marilyn Kallet, Arthur Smith
Fiction: Margaret Lazarus Dean, Michael Knight

Knoxville, TN Poetry, Fiction Full 5-10 1/15/15
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Marilyn Kallet, Arthur Smith
Fiction: Margaret Lazarus Dean, Michael Knight

Knoxville, TN Poetry, Fiction Full 10 12/15/14
University of Tampa
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sandra Beasley, Erica Dawson, Steve Kistulentz, Richard Mathews, Alan Michael ...

Tampa, FL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 11/1/14
University of Southern California
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Aimee Bender, T.C. Boyle, Percival Everett, Mark Irwin, Dana Johnson, Susan McCabe, Carol ...

Los Angeles, CA Not Genre-Specific Full 10-12 12/1/14
University of South Florida
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Hunt Hawkins, Jay Hopler, and Katherine Riegel. Fiction writers: Karen Brown, Rita ...

Tampa, FL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 30 1/1/15
University of South Carolina, Columbia
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Samuel Amadon, Fred Dings, and Nikky Finney. Fiction writers: David Bajo and Elise ...

Columbia, SC Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36 12/15/14
University of Saskatchewan
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:
Poetry: Hilary Clark, Jeanette Lynes Fiction: Jeanette Lynes The faculty also includes other ...
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 7 students per year 12/12/14
University of San Francisco
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Norma Cole, D.A. Powell, and Aaron Shurin. Fiction writers: Stephen Beachy, Catherine ...

San Francisco, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 65 1/15/15
University of Pittsburgh
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lynn Emanuel, Yona Harvey, Terrance Hayes, and Dawn Lundy Martin. Fiction writers: ...

Pittsburgh, PA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 39 12/10/14
University of Oregon, Eugene
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Daniel Anderson, Geri Doran, and Garrett Hongo. Fiction writers: Jason Brown and Ehud ...

Eugene, OR Poetry, Fiction Full 26 1/15/15
University of Notre Dame
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Johannes Göransson, Joyelle McSweeney, and Orlando Menes. Fiction writers: William ...

Notre Dame, IN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 18 1/2/15
University of North Texas
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Bruce Bond, B. H. Fairchild, Corey Marks
Fiction: Miroslav Penkov, Barbara ...

Denton, TX Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 45 (MA and PhD students combined) 1/1/15
University of North Texas
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Bruce Bond, B. H. Fairchild, Corey Marks
Fiction: Miroslav Penkov, Barbara ...

Denton, TX Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 45 (MA and PhD students combined) 1/1/15
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lavonne J. Adams, Mark Cox, Malena Morling, Anna Lena ...

Wilmington, NC Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 81 1/1/15
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Stuart Dischell, Terry Kennedy, and David Roderick. Fiction writers: Jim Clark, Holly ...

Greensboro, NC Poetry, Fiction Full 24 1/1/15
University of New Orleans
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: John Gery and Carolyn Hembree. Fiction writers: Fredrick Barton, Barb Johnson, Joanna ...

New Orleans, LA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 1/15/15
University of New Orleans
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: John Gery and Carolyn Hembree. Fiction writers: Frederick Barton, Barb Johnson, and M. ...

New Orleans, LA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 75 10/1/14
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Lisa Chavez, Emily Rapp, Luci Tapahonso, Diane Thiel
Fiction: Daniel Mueller, ...

Albuquerque, NM Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 26 1/15/15
University of New Hampshire
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Mekeel McBride, David Rivard, Charles Simic
Fiction: Jaed Coffin, Thomas Payne, ...

Durham, NH Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 45 1/15/15
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Claudia Keelan, Donald Revell
Fiction writers: Maile Chapman, Doug Unger, Richard ...

Las Vegas, NV Poetry, Fiction Full 36 1/15/15
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Claudia Keelan and Donald Revell. Fiction writers: Maile Chapman, Douglas Unger, and ...

Las Vegas, NV Poetry, Fiction Full 36 1/15/15
University of Nebraska, Omaha
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Kate Gale, Teri Youmans Grimm, Art Homer, Steve Langan, Jim ...

Omaha, NE Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 40 10/1/14
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Grace Bauer, Stephen Behrendt, Kwame Dawes, Ted Kooser, Stacey Waite

Lincoln, NE Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 120 (MA and PhD students combined) 12/8/14
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Grace Bauer, Stephen Behrendt, Kwame Dawes, Ted Kooser, Stacey Waite

Lincoln, NE Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 120 (MA and PhD students combined) 12/8/14
University of Montana, Missoula
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Joanna Klink, Greg Pape, Prageeta Sharma, and Karen Volkman. Fiction writers: Kevin ...

Missoula, MT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 50 1/6/15
University of Missouri, St. Louis
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Steve Schreiner, Shane Seely
Fiction ...

St. Louis, MO Poetry, Fiction Full 30 1/15/15
University of Missouri, Kansas City
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Hadara Bar-Nadav, Michelle Boisseau, Robert Stewart
Fiction writers: Christie ...

Kansas City, MO Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full NR 1/15/15
University of Missouri, Columbia
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Aliki Barnstone, Scott Cairns, Cornelius Eady, Sw. Anand Prahlad
Fiction: Trudy ...

Columbia, MO Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 39 (MA and PhD students combined) 1/1/15
University of Missouri, Columbia
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Aliki Barnstone, Scott Cairns, Cornelius Eady, Sw. Anand Prahlad
Fiction: Trudy ...

Columbia, MO Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 39 (MA and PhD students combined) 1/1/15
University of Mississippi, Oxford
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Chiyuma Elliot, Beth Ann Fennelly, Ann Fisher-Wirth, and Derrick Harriel. Fiction ...

Oxford, MS Poetry, Fiction Full 24 1/5/15
University of Minnesota
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Peter Campion, Ray Gonzalez, and Patricia Hampl. Fiction writers:  MJ Fitzgerald ...

Minneapolis, MN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36 12/1/14
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Linda Gregerson, Laura Kasischke, and Khaled Mattawa. Fiction writers: Michael Byers, ...

Ann Arbor, MI Poetry, Fiction Full 44 1/1/15
University of Miami
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jaswinder Bolina and Mia Leonin. Fiction writers: Patricia Engel, M. Evelina Galang, ...

Coral Gables, FL Poetry, Fiction Full 12 2/1/15
University of Memphis
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: John Bensko, Sonja Livingston
Fiction: John Bensko, Cary Holladay, Tim ...

Memphis, TN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 39 10/15/14
University of Massachusetts, Boston
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jill McDonough, Joyce Peseroff, and Lloyd Schwartz. Fiction writers: John Fulton and ...

Boston, MA Poetry, Fiction Full 30 1/15/15
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Peter Gizzi, James Tate, and Dara Wier. Fiction writers: Noy Holland, Edie Meidav, ...

Amherst, MA Poetry, Fiction Full 70 12/15/14
University of Maryland
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Elizabeth Arnold, Michael Collier, Stanley Plumly, and Joshua Weiner. Fiction writers: ...

College Park, MD Poetry, Fiction Full 45 1/15/15
University of Kansas
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Joseph Harrington, William J. Harris, Kenneth Irby, and Megan Kaminski. Fiction ...

Lawrence, KS Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 11 12/31/14
University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: James Galvin and Mark Levine. Fiction writers: Ethan Canin, Lan Samantha Chang, ...

Iowa City, IA Poetry, Fiction Full 100 1/3/15
University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Nonfiction writers: John D'Agata, Patricia Foster, Vivian Gornick, Dylan Nice, Jeff Porter, ...

Iowa City, IA Creative Nonfiction Full 10-15 12/15/14
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Janice N. Harrington, Bridget Peegen Kelly, and Michael Madonick. Fiction writers: ...

Urbana, IL Poetry, Fiction Full 18 12/17/14
University of Illinois, Chicago
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Christina Pugh, Luis Urrea
Fiction: Christopher Grimes, Cris Mazza, Luis ...

Chicago, IL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 10 2/1/15
University of Illinois, Chicago
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Christina Pugh, Luis Urrea
Fiction: Christopher Grimes, Cris Mazza, Luis ...

Chicago, IL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 25 1/1/15
University of Idaho
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Alexandra Teague and Robert Wrigley. Fiction writer: Daniel Orozco. Nonfiction ...

Moscow, ID Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 40 1/15/15
University of Houston
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Nick Flynn, Tony Hoagland, Kevin Prufer, and Martha Serpas. Fiction writers: Jeffrey ...

Houston, TX Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 81 (MFA and PhD students combined) 12/15/14
University of Houston
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Nick Flynn, Tony Hoagland, Kevin Prufer, and Martha Serpas. Fiction writers: Jeffrey ...

Houston, TX Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 81 (MFA and PhD students combined) 12/15/14
University of Guelph-Humber
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Dionne Brand
Fiction: Russell Smith, Michael Winter
Nonfiction: Karen ...

Toronto, Canada Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 12/15/14
University of Georgia
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Ed Pavlic, Jed Rasula, Andrew Zawacki, Magdalena Zurawski
Fiction: Reginald ...

Athens, GA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 24 12/2/14
University of Florida
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Michael Hofmann, William Logan, Ange Mlinko, Sidney Wade
Fiction: Jill Ciment, ...

Gainesville, FL Poetry, Fiction Full 36 1/15/15
University of Colorado
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Julie Carr, Noah Eli Gordon, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and Sandy Tseng. Fiction writers: ...

Boulder, CO Poetry, Fiction Full 36 12/1/14
University of Cincinnati
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Don Bogen, James Cummins, Danielle Cadena Deulen, John Drury
Fiction writers: Chris ...

Cincinnati, OH Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 10-15 1/15/15
University of Cincinnati
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Don Bogen, James Cummins, Danielle Cadena Deulen, John Drury
Fiction writers: ...

Cincinnati, OH Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 25-30 1/15/15
University of Central Oklahoma
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Matt Hollrah
Fiction writers: Adam Davies, Steve Garrison, Constance Squires

Edmond, OK Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 8 4/15/15
University of Central Florida
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Russ Kesler, Don Stap, and Terry Ann Thaxton. Fiction writers: Susan Hubbard, David ...

Orlando, FL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36 1/15/15
University of California, San Diego
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Rae Armantrout and Ben Doller. Fiction writers: Camille Forbes, Cristina Rivera-Garza, ...

La Jolla, CA Cross-Genre Full 18 12/2/14
University of California, Riverside (Palm Desert)
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jill Alexander Essbaum and Anthony McCann. Fiction writers: Elizabeth Crane, Gina ...

Palm Desert, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 100 2/1/15
University of California, Riverside
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Juan Felipe Herrera. Fiction writers: Nalo Hopkinson, Michael Jayme, Laila Lalami, ...

Riverside, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 40 1/5/15
University of California, Irvine
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Amy Gerstler, Michael Ryan
Fiction: Ron Carlson, Michelle Latiolais

Irvine, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 24 12/10/14
University of California, Davis
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Joshua Clover, Katie Peterson, Joe Wenderoth
Fiction writers: Lucy Corin, Lynn ...

Davis, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 28 1/5/15
University of British Columbia
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Rhea Tregebov. Fiction writers: Steven Galloway, Nancy Lee, Annabel Lyon, Keith ...

Vancouver, Canada Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 1/5/15
University of British Columbia
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Rhea Tregebov. Fiction writers: Steven Galloway, Nancy Lee, Annabel Lyon, Keith ...

Vancouver, Canada Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Online 60 1/5/15
University of British Columbia
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Susan Musgrave. Fiction writers: Nancy Lee and Annabel Lyon. Nonfiction writers: Kevin ...

Vancouver, Canada Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 9/22/14
University of Baltimore
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Kendra Kopelke and Steve Matanle. Fiction writers: Betsy Boyd and Jane Delury. ...

Baltimore, MD Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 24 5/1/15
University of Arkansas at Monticello
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sandy Longhorn, Jessica Piazza
Fiction writers: Diane Payne, Adam Prince, Mark ...

Monticello, AR Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Online 13 11/10/14
University of Arkansas
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Geoffrey Brock, Geffrey Davis, Michael Heffernan, and Davis McCombs. Fiction writers: ...

Fayetteville, AR Poetry, Fiction Full 40 1/3/15
University of Arizona
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Susan Briante, Farid Matuk, and Joshua Marie Wilkinson. Fiction writers: Kate ...

Tucson, AZ Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 50 1/1/15
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Sean Hill. Fiction writers: Gerri Brightwell and Kyle Mellen. Nonfiction writer: Daryl ...

Fairbanks, AK Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full NR 1/15/15
University of Alaska, Anchorage
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Anne Caston, Jo-Ann Mapson, Linda McCarriston, Sherry Simpson

Anchorage, AK Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 50 1/15/15
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Robin Behn, Joel Brouwer, and Heidi Lynn Staples. Fiction writers: Michael Martone, ...

Tuscaloosa, AL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 12/31/14
The New School
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mark Bibbins, Elaine Equi, Hettie Jones, David Lehman, Laurie Sheck, and Craig Morgan ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 200 1/15/15
The College of Saint Rose
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Barbara Ungar
Fiction: Rone Shavers, Hollis Seamon
Creative Nonfiction: ...

Albany, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 15-20
Rolling Admissions
Texas State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Cyrus Cassells, Roger Jones, Cecily Parks, Kathleen Peirce, and Steve Wilson. Fiction ...

San Marcos, TX Poetry, Fiction Full 60-65 1/15/15
Temple University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Jena Osman, Brian Teare
Fiction: Samuel R. Delany, Don Lee, Joan Mellen, Alan ...

Philadelphia, PA Poetry, Fiction Full NR 12/15/14
Syracuse University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Michael Burkard, Brooks Haxton, Mary Karr, Christopher Kennedy, and Bruce Smith. ...

Syracuse, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 36 1/1/15
SUNY, Buffalo
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Judith Goldman, Myung Mi Kim
Fiction: Dimitri Anastasopoulos, Christina Milletti

Buffalo, NY Poetry, Fiction, Cross-Genre Full 30
Rolling Admissions
Stony Brook Southampton
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Star Black, Billy Collins, and Julie Sheehan. Fiction writers: Melissa Bank, Ursula ...

Southampton, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 90 1/15/15
Stonecoast MFA, University of Southern Maine
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Martin Espada, James Patrick Kelly, Elena Rivera, and Tim ...

Portland, ME Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 95 9/1/14
Spalding University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Debra Kang Dean, Kathleen Driskell, Shaen McCrae, Maureen Morehead, Greg Pape, and ...

Louisville, KY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 140 2/1/15
Southern New Hampshire University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Richard Adams Carey, Wiley Cash, Craig Childs, Merle Drown, Ann Garvin, Leslie Jamison, Jo ...

Whitefield, NH Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 60-65 11/1/14
Southern Illinois University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Judy Jordan, Allison Joseph, and Jon Tribble. Fiction writers: Pinckney Benedict, ...

Carbondale, IL Poetry, Fiction Full 35 2/1/15
Southern Connecticut State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Jeff Mock,Vivian Shipley
Fiction: Tim Parrish, Robin Troy

New Haven, CT Poetry, Fiction Full 24 3/1/15
Sewanee School of Letters
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Andrew Hudgins. Fiction writers: Adrianne Harun and Michael Griffith. Nonfiction ...

Sewanee, TN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 80
Rolling Admissions
Seton Hill University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Fiction writers: Michael Arnzen, Lee McClain, Nicole Peeler, and Albert Wendland.

Greensburg, PA Fiction Low 20-25 9/23/14
Seattle Pacific University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jeanine Hathaway and Jeanne Murray Walker. Fiction writers: Robert Clark and Gina ...

Seattle, WA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 30
Rolling Admissions
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Sally Alatalo, Carol Anshaw, Jesse Ball, Mark Booth, Rosellen Brown, Anne Calcagno, Mary ...

Chicago, IL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 20 1/15/15
Savannah College of Art and Design
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Atlanta: Stephanie Batcos, Christopher Bundy, Jamie Iredell, Catherine Ramsdell, Darby ...

Savannah, GA Not Genre-Specific Full Atlanta: 20; Savannah: 20; Online: 20
Rolling Admissions
Savannah College of Art and Design
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Atlanta: Stephanie Batcos, Christopher Bundy, Jamie Iredell, Catherine Ramsdell, Darby ...

Savannah, GA Not Genre-Specific Online Atlanta: 20; Savannah: 20; Online: 20
Rolling Admissions
Sarah Lawrence College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Matthea Harvey, James Hoch, Cathy Park Hong, Suzanne ...

Bronxville, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 150 12/15/14
San Jose State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Persis Karm, Samuel Maio, Alan Soldofsky
Fiction: Andrew Foster Altschul, Nick ...

San Jose, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 45-55 3/1/15
San Francisco State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Maxine Chernoff, Camille Dungy, Paul Hoover, Andrew Joron, Daniel Langton, Toni ...

San Francisco, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 37 1/15/15
San Francisco State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Maxine Chernoff, Camille Dungy, Paul Hoover, Andrew Joron, Daniel Langton, Toni ...

San Francisco, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 131 1/15/15
San Diego State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sandra Alcosser, Sherwin Bitsui, and Ilya Kaminsky. Fiction writers: Katie Farris, ...

San Diego, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 60 2/1/15
Saint Mary’s College of California
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Brenda Hillman and Matthew Zapruder. Fiction writer: Lysley Tenorio. Nonfiction ...

Moraga, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 45 1/31/15
Rutgers University, Newark
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Rigoberto Gonzalez, Rachel Hadas, A. Van Jordan, John Keene, ...

Newark, NJ Poetry, Fiction Full 40 1/10/15
Rutgers University, Camden
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: J. T. Barbarese and Patrick Rosal. Fiction and nonfiction writers: Lauren Grodstein, ...

Camden, NJ Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 40 1/20/15
Rosemont College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Liz Abrams-Morley, Blythe Davenport, and Anne Kaier. Fiction writers: Carmen Machado, ...

Rosemont, PA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 50
Rolling Admissions
Roosevelt University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Fiction: Kyle Beachy, Christian TeBordo

Chicago, IL Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 35 2/1/15
Queens University of Charlotte (Latin America)
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Carolina De Robertis, Mary Gaitskill, Cristina Garcia, Francisco Goldman, Manuel Gonzalez, ...

Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, or Santiago, Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 30 2/1/14
Queens University of Charlotte
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Cathy Smith Bowers, Morri Creech, Sally Keith, Nick Lantz, James McKean, Jon Pineda, ...

Charlotte, NC Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 80 10/1/14
Queens College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Nicole Cooley, Kimiko Hahn, and Roger Sedarat. Fiction writer: Maaza Mengiste. ...

Flushing, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 35 2/15/15
Purdue University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Marianne Boruch and Donald Platt. Fiction writers: Roxane Gay, Brian Leung, and Sharon ...

West Lafayette, IN Poetry, Fiction Full 24 1/15/15
Portland State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: John Beer, Michele Glazer
Fiction writers: Diana Abu-Jaber, A.B. Paulson, Leni ...

Portland, OR Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 70 1/3/15
Pine Manor College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Kathleen Aguero, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Nicole Terez Dutton, Anne-Marie Oomen, Dzvinia ...

Chestnut Hill, MA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 35
Rolling Admissions
Pepperdine University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

TV/Screenwriters: Sheryl J ...

Malibu, CA Not Genre-Specific Full 30 3/31/15
Pennsylvania State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Robin Becker, Julia Spicher Kasdorf
Fiction/Nonfiction: William Cobb, Charlotte ...

University Park, PA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 10-14 3/15/15
Pacific University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sandra Alcosser, Ellen Bass, Marvin Bell, Kwame Dawes, Vievee Francis, Dorianne Laux, ...

Portland, OR Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 95 9/1/14
Pacific Lutheran University, Rainier Writing Workshop
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Rick Barot, Linda Bierds, David Biespiel, Fleda Brown, Kevin Clark, Greg Glazner, ...

Tacoma, WA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 15-25
Rolling Admissions
Otis College of Art and Design
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Guy Bennett, Jen Hofer, Dennis Phillips, Paul Vangelisti
Fiction writers: Sarah ...

Los Angeles, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 24 11/1/14
Oregon State University – Cascades
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Emily Carr, Arielle Greenberg, and TC Tolbert. Fiction writers: Chris Boucher ...

Bend, OR Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 6/15/15
Oregon State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Karen Holmberg and Jennifer Richter. Fiction writers: Susan Jackson Rodgers and Keith ...

Corvallis, OR Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 19 1/7/15
Old Dominion University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Luisa A. Igloria and Tim Seibles. Fiction writers: John McManus, Janet Peery, and ...

Norfolk, VA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 30 2/1/15
Oklahoma State University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lisa Lewis, Rose McLarney
Fiction writers: Toni Graham, Aimee Parkison

Stillwater, OK Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 22 1/15/15
Oklahoma State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lisa Lewis, Rose McLarney
Fiction writers: Toni Graham, Aimee Parkison

Stillwater, OK Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 25 1/15/15
Oklahoma City University (Red Earth)
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Kat Meads, Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
Fiction: Allison Amend, Lou Berney, Kat ...

Oklahoma City, OK Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 20 11/15/14
Ohio University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mark Halliday, J. Allyn Rosser
Fiction writers: Joan Connor, Zakes Mda, Patrick ...

Athens, OH Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 30 1/15/15
Ohio University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mark Halliday, J. Allyn Rosser
Fiction writers: Joan Connor, Zakes Mda, Patrick ...

Athens, OH Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 30 1/15/15
Ohio State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Henri Cole, Kathy Fagan, and Andrew Hudgins. Fiction writers: Michelle Herman and ...

Columbus, OH Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 35 12/12/14
NYU Writers Workshop in Paris
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Chris Adrian, Catherine Barnett, Mark Doty, Nathan Englander, Myla Goldberg, Aleksandar ...

Paris, France Poetry, Fiction Low 35-40 10/15/14
Nottingham Trent University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sarah Jackson, Andrew Taylor, Rory Waterman
Fiction writers: David Belbin, Graham ...

Nottingham, England Poetry, Fiction Full 10-20
Rolling Admissions
Northwestern University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Sheila Donohue, Reginald Gibbons, Christina Pugh, Ed Roberson
Fiction: Chris ...

Chicago, IL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 70 (MFA and MA students combined) 10/15/14
Northwestern University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Sheila Donohue, Reginald Gibbons, Christina Pugh, Ed Roberson
Fiction: Chris ...

Chicago, IL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 70 (MFA and MA students combined) 10/15/14
Northern Michigan University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Austin Hummell
Fiction writers: Jon Billman, Jennifer A. Howard
Nonfiction ...

Marquette, MI Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 21 2/1/15
Northern Arizona University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Barbara Anderson. Fiction writers: Ann Cummins and Allen Woodman. Nonfiction writers: ...

Flagstaff, AZ Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 30 2/1/15
Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts (NEOMFA)
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Mary Biddinger, Philip Brady, Robert Miltner, Caryl Pagel, Craig Paulenich, Steve ...

Akron, Cleveland, Kent, Youngstown, OH Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60-70 2/1/15
North Carolina State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: John Balaban and Dorianne Laux. Fiction writers: Wilton Barnhardt and John Kessel.

Raleigh, NC Poetry, Fiction Full 24 2/1/15
New York University in Paris
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Catherine Barnett, Mark Doty, Deborah Landau, Meghan O'Rourke, and Matthew Rohrer. ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction Low 10/15/14
New York University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Anne Carson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sharon Olds, Matthew Rohrer, and Charles Simic. Fiction ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 96 (MFA and MA students combined) 12/18/14
New York University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Anne Carson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sharon Olds, Matthew Rohrer, and Charles Simic. Fiction ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 96 (MFA and MA students combined) 12/18/14
New Mexico State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Carmen Gimenez Smith, Richard Greenfield, Connie Voisine
Fiction writers: Rus ...

Las Cruces, NM Poetry, Fiction Full 10/1/14
New Mexico State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Carmen Gimenez Smith, Richard Greenfield, Connie Voisine
Fiction writers: Casey ...

Las Cruces, NM Poetry, Fiction Full 30 1/15/15
New Hampshire Institute of Art
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry/Hybrid Writing: Ryan Flaherty
Fiction: David Crouse, Tim Horvath, Mark Sleiter

Manchester and Peterborough, NH Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Low 12-15
Rolling Admissions
New Hampshire Institute of Art
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:
Playwriting: Kathleen Clark, Russell Davis, Buzz McLaughlin, Karen Sunde Screenwriting: ...
Manchester and Peterborough, NH Not Genre-Specific Low 12-15
Rolling Admissions
New England College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Brian Henry, Ilya Kaminsky, Andrew Morgan, Malena Morling, Tara Rebele, Allison ...

Henniker, NH Poetry, Fiction Low 18-24 per year
Rolling Admissions
National University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Frank Montesonti
Fiction writers: Amina Cain, Colin Dickey
Screenwriter: ...

Los Angeles, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Online
Rolling Admissions
Naropa University, Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Reed Bye, Bhanu Kapil, Michelle Naka Pierce, Andrea Rexilius, Andrew Schelling, and ...

Boulder, CO Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 40 12/15/14
Naropa University, Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Reed Bye, Bhanu Kapil, Michelle Naka Pierce, Andrea Rexilius, Andrew Schelling, and ...

Boulder, CO Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Low
Rolling Admissions
Murray State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Blas Falconer, Gary Jackson, Carrie Jerrell, Ann Neelon, and Jeff Skinner. Fiction ...

Murray, KY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 10 10/1/14
Mount St. Mary's College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Joan Johnson
Fiction: Lisa Locascio
Nonfiction: Ana V. Thorne

Los Angeles, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 10
Minnesota State University, Moorhead
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Thom Tammaro
Fiction: Alan Davis, Lin Enger, Elizabeth Kisacky Severn

Moorhead, MN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 32 12/12/14
Minnesota State University, Mankato
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Candace Black and Richard Robbins. Fiction writers: Geoff Herbach, Diana Joseph, and ...

Mankato, MN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 52 2/1/15
Mills College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Stephen Ratcliffe
Fiction writers: Micheline Aharonian Marcom, Cornelia Nixon, ...

Oakland, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 75 12/15/14
McNeese State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Amy Fleury. Fiction writers: John Griswold and Christopher Lowe, and scholar Jacob ...

Lake Charles, LA Poetry, Fiction Full 20 2/11/15
Manhattanville College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mark Nowak and Camille Rankine. Fiction writers: Jeff Bens, Elizabeth Eslami, Alex ...

Purchase, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 40
Rolling Admissions
Louisiana State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lara Glenum and Laura Mullen. Fiction writers: Jennifer Davis and James Wilcox.

Baton Rouge, LA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 23 1/25/15
Long Island University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Jessica Hagedorn, John High, Lewis Warsh
Fiction: Jessica Hagedorn, Lewis ...

Brooklyn, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full
Rolling Admissions
London Metropolitan University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sarah Law, Niall O'Sullivan
Fiction writers: Carolyn Hart, Sunny Singh

London, England Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full NR
Rolling Admissions
Lindenwood University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Kelli Allen and Eve Jones. Fiction writers: Wm. Anthony Connolly, Tony D'Souza, Mark ...

St. Charles, MO Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full
Rolling Admissions
Lindenwood University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Kelli Allen and Eve Jones. Fiction writers: Wm. Anthony Connolly, Tony D'Souza, Mark ...

St. Charles, MO Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low
Rolling Admissions
Lindenwood University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Kelli Allen and Eve Jones. Fiction writers: Wm. Anthony Connolly, Tony D'Souza, Mark ...

St. Charles, MO Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Online
Rolling Admissions
Lesley University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Erin Belieu, Sharon Bryan, Teresa Cader, Rafael Campo, Steven Cramer, Thomas Sayers ...

Cambridge, MA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 95
Rolling Admissions
Lancaster University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Jenn Ashworth, Sarah Corbett, Jane Draycott, Paul Farley, George Green, Zoe Lambert, Sara ...

Lancaster, England Poetry, Fiction Full 20 3/31/15
Lancaster University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Jenn Ashworth, Sarah Corbett, Jane Draycott, Paul Farley, George Green, Zoe Lambert, Sara ...

Lancaster, England Poetry, Fiction Online 20 3/31/15
Lancaster University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Jenn Ashworth, Sarah Corbett, Jane Draycott, Paul Farley, George Green, Zoe Lambert, Sara ...

Lancaster, England Poetry, Fiction Full 20 3/31/15
Lancaster University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Jenn Ashworth, Sarah Corbett, Jane Draycott, Paul Farley, George Green, Zoe Lambert, Sara ...

Lancaster, England Poetry, Fiction Online 20 3/31/15
Kingston University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Siobhan Campbell, Paul Perry, Jane Yeh
Fiction: Adam Baron, Paul Bailey, ...

London, England Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 75-100 (MFA and MA students combined)
Rolling Admissions
Kingston University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Siobhan Campbell, Paul Perry, Jane Yeh
Fiction: Adam Baron, Paul Bailey, ...

London, England Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 75-100 (MFA and MA students combined)
Rolling Admissions
Kingston University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Siobhan Campbell, Paul Perry, Jane Yeh
Fiction: Adam Baron, Paul Bailey, ...

London, England Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 75-100 (MFA and MA students combined)
Rolling Admissions
Kingston University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Siobhan Campbell, Paul Perry, Jane Yeh
Fiction: Adam Baron, Paul Bailey, ...

London, England Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 75-100 (MFA and MA students combined)
Rolling Admissions
Johns Hopkins University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: James Arthur, John Irwin, Dora Malech, Mary Jo Salter, and David Yezzi. Fiction ...

Baltimore , MD Poetry, Fiction Full 20 1/15/15
Iowa State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Dean Bakopoulos and Mary Swander. Fiction writers: K. L. Cook and David Zimmerman. ...

Ames, IA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 30 1/5/15
Institute of American Indian Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sherwin Bitsui, Natalie Diaz, Santee Frazier, Joan Naviyuk Kane, Chip Livingston, ...

Santa Fe, NM Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 1/31/15
Indiana University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Catherine Bowman, Ross Gay, Adrian Matejka
Fiction writers: Alyce Miller, Jacinda ...

Bloomington, IN Poetry, Fiction Full 36 1/2/15
Indiana University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Catherine Bowman, Ross Gay, Adrian Matejka
Fiction writers: Alyce Miller, ...

Bloomington, IN Poetry, Fiction Full 36 1/2/15
Hunter College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Catherine Barnett, Donna Masini, and Tom Sleigh. Fiction writers: Peter Carey, Nicole ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36 2/1/15
Holy Names University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Kathy Garlick, Nina Handler, Anne F. Walker

Oakland, CA Not Genre-Specific Full 15 students per year
Rolling Admissions
Hollins University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

T. J. Anderson, III, Carrie Brown, R. H. W. Dillard, Cathryn Hankla, Jeanne Larsen, Thorpe ...

Roanoke, VA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 24 1/6/15
Hofstra University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Phillis Levin
Fiction: Julia Markus, Martha McPhee
Nonfiction: Patricia ...

Hempstead, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 21 2/15/15
Hamline University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Swati Avasthi, Marsha Wilson Chall, Kelly Easton, Emily Jenkins, Liza Ketchum, Ron Koertge, ...

St. Paul, MN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 60 11/1/14
Hamline University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Deborah Keenan, Sheila O'Connor, Katrina Vandenberg
Fiction: John Brandon, ...

St. Paul, MN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 150 11/1/14
Goucher College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Nonfiction writers: Madeleine Blais, Thomas French, Diana Hume George, Suzannah Lessard, ...

Baltimore, MD Creative Nonfiction Low 11/18/14
Goddard College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jan Clausen, Beatrix Gates, Bhanu Kapil, and Jane Wohl. Fiction writers: Rebecca ...

Plainfield, VT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 100 (Vermont); 50 (Washington) 12/1/14
Georgia State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: David Bottoms, Beth Gylys, Leon Stokesbury
Fiction: John Holman, Sheri Joseph, ...

Atlanta, GA Poetry, Fiction Full 42 (MFA, MA, PhD combined) 1/15/15
Georgia State University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: David Bottoms, Beth Gylys, Leon Stokesbury
Fiction: John Holman, Sheri Joseph, ...

Atlanta, GA Poetry, Fiction Full 42 (MFA, MA, PhD combined) 1/15/15
Georgia State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: David Bottoms, Beth Gylys, Leon Stokesbury
Fiction: John Holman, Sheri Joseph, ...

Atlanta, GA Poetry, Fiction Full 42 (MFA, MA, PhD combined) 1/15/15
Georgia College & State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Alice Friman, Martin Lammonn, and Laura Newbern. Fiction writers: Miah Arnold and ...

Milledgeville, GA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 30 2/1/15
George Mason University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jennifer Atkinson, Sally Keith, Eric Pankey, Peter Streckfus, and Susan Tichy. Fiction ...

Fairfax, VA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 100 1/2/15
Florida State University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Erin Belieu, Joann Gardner, Barbara Hamby, James Kimbrell, David Kirby, Virgil ...

Tallahassee, FL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 (including MFA students) 12/18/14
Florida State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Erin Belieu, Joann Gardner, Barbara Hamby, James Kimbrell, David Kirby, Virgil Suarez ...

Tallahassee, FL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 (including PhD students) 12/18/14
Florida International University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Denise Duhamel and Campbell McGrath. Fiction writers: Lynne Barrett, Debra Dean, John ...

Miami, FL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 1/13/15
Florida Atlantic University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Becka McKay, Susan Mitchell, Mark Scroggins
Fiction writers: A. Papatya Bucak, ...

Boca Raton, FL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 35 11/1/14
Fairleigh Dickinson University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Renee Ashley, David Daniel, Kathleen Graber, and ...

Madison, NJ Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 60 10/15/14
Fairfield University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Carol Ann Davis and Baron Wormser. Fiction writers: Rachel Basch, Alan Davis, Eugenia ...

Fairfield, CT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 66
Rolling Admissions
Emerson College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jonathan Aaron, Christine Casson, Gail Mazur, Pablo Medina, Daniel Tobin
Fiction ...

Boston, MA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 120 2/15/15
Eastern Washington University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Christopher Howell and Jonathan Johnson. Fiction writers: Samuel Ligon and Gregory ...

Spokane, WA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 2/18/15
Drew University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Ross Gay, Aracelis Girmay, Joan Larkin, Anne Marie Macari, Jane Mead, Mihaela Moscaliuc, ...

Madison, NJ Poetry Low 32-40
Rolling Admissions
DePaul University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Richard Jones
Fiction: Dan Stolar, Rebecca Johns Trissler
Nonfiction: Ted ...

Chicago, IL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 80-100
Rolling Admissions
Creighton University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Susan Aizenberg
Fiction: David Mullins, Brent Spencer, Mary Helen Stefaniak

Omaha, NE Poetry, Fiction Full 21-48 3/1/15
Cornell University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Alice Fulton, Ishion Hutchinson, Joanie Mackowski, Robert Morgan, and Lyrae Van ...

Ithaca, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 16 12/15/14
Cornell University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Alice Fulton, Ishion Hutchinson, Michael Koch, J. Robert Lennon ...

Ithaca, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 16 12/15/14
Converse College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Suzanne Cleary, Denise Duhamel, Albert Goldbarth, Rick Mulkey, and Richard ...

Spartanburg, SC Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 36 10/1/14
Columbia University School of the Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lucie Brock-Broido, Timothy Donnelly, Richard Howard, Dorothea Lasky, and Mark Strand. ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 184 1/6/15
Columbia College Chicago Poetry
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

CM Burroughs, Lisa Fishman, Matthew Shenoda, Tony Trigilio, and David Trinidad.

Chicago, IL Poetry Full 12 1/15/15
Columbia College Chicago Nonfiction
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Jenny Boully, Aviya Kushner, David Lazar, and Sam Weller.

Chicago, IL Creative Nonfiction Full 10-15 1/15/15
Columbia College Chicago Fiction
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Garnett Kilberg Cohen, Don De Grazia, Patricia Ann McNair, Joseph Meno, Nami Mun, Audrey ...

Chicago, IL Fiction Full 32 1/15/15
Colorado State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Dan Beachy-Quick, Matthew Cooperman, Camille Dungy, and Sasha Steensen. Fiction ...

Fort Collins, CO Poetry, Fiction Full 40 1/1/15
City University of Hong Kong
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Tina Chang and Marilyn Chin. Fiction writers: Sybil Baker, Jose Dalisay, Evan ...

Hong Kong, China Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 55 3/31/15
City College of New York
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Pamela Laskin, Michelle Valladares
Fiction writers: Salar Abdoh, Linsey Abrams, ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 90 11/15/14
Chicago State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Kelly Norman Ellis, Sandra Jackson-Opoku, Quraysh Ali Lansana
Fiction: Sandra ...

Chicago, IL Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 20 10/15/14
Chatham University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Joy Katz, Heather McNaugher, Sheila Squillante, and Sheryl St. Germain. Fiction ...

Pittsburgh, PA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 105
Rolling Admissions
Chatham University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Joy Katz and Sheila Squillante. Fiction writers: Sherrie Flick and Elise Levine. ...

Pittsburgh, PA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low
Rolling Admissions
Chapman University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Anna Leahy, Martin Nakell
Fiction writers: Mark Axelrod, Richard Bausch, Jim ...

Orange, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36 2/1/15
Cedar Crest College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jeffrey Greene and Gwyneth Lewis. Fiction writers: Robert Antoni, David Bezmozgis, ...

Allentown, PA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 20
Rolling Admissions
Carlow University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Joseph Bathanti, Janet Beatty, Jane Candia Coleman, Mary O'Donnell, Mark Roper

Pittsburgh, PA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 34
Rolling Admissions
California State University, San Bernardino
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Juan Delgado, Julie Paegle, J. Chad Sweeney
Fiction writers: Felicia Luna Lemus, ...

San Bernardino, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 24-30 3/1/15
California State University, Long Beach
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Bill Mohr, Patty Seyburn, Charles Harper Webb
Fiction writers: Stephen Cooper, ...

Long Beach, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 24 1/15/15
California State University, Fresno
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Corrine Clegg Hales, Tim Skeen
Fiction writers: Alex Espinoza, Randa Jarrar

Fresno, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 3/15/15
California Institute of the Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Bruce Bauman, Tisa Bryant, Jen Hofer, Douglas Kearney, Maggie Nelson, Janet Sarbanes, Mady ...

Valencia, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 45 1/5/15
California Institute of Integral Studies
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Randall Babtkis, Anne Bluethenthal, Carolyn Cooke, Cindy Shearer

San Francisco, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 14 2/1/15
California College of the Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Opal Palmer Adisa, Donna de la Perriere, Gloria Frym, Caroline Goodwin, Kevin ...

San Francisco, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 30-40 1/10/15
Butler University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Hilene Flanzbaum, Chris Forhan, Alessandra Lynch, David Shumate
Fiction: Dan ...

Indianapolis, IN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 3/16/15
Brown University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: John Cayley, Forrest Gander, Cole Swensen, and C.D. Wright. Fiction writers: Brian ...

Providence, RI Poetry, Fiction, Cross-Genre Full 20 12/15/14
Brooklyn College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Julie Agoos and Ben Lerner. Fiction writers: Joshua Henkin and Dinaw Mengestu.

Brooklyn, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 60 1/15/15
Brigham Young University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Susan Howe, Kimberly Johnson, Lance E. Larsen
Fiction writers: John Serge ...

Provo, UT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 20 1/15/15
Bowling Green State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Abigail Cloud, Sharona Muir, Larissa Szporluk
Fiction: Lawrence Coates, Wendell ...

Bowling Green, OH Poetry, Fiction Full 20 1/15/15
Boston University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Dan Chiasson, Karl Kirchwey, and Robert Pinsky. Fiction writers: Leslie Epstein, Ha ...

Boston, MA Poetry, Fiction Full 18 3/1/15
Boise State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Janet Holmes and Martin Corless-Smith. Fiction writers: Brady Udall and Mitch Wieland.

Boise, ID Poetry, Fiction Full 18 1/15/15
Bluegrass Writers Studio at Eastern Kentucky University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Julie Hensley, Young Smith
Fiction: Julie Hensley, Nancy Jensen, R. Dean ...

Richmond, KY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 45
Rolling Admissions
Bennington College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: April Bernard, David Daniel, Major Jackson, Ed Ochester, and Mark Wunderlich. Fiction ...

Bennington, VT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 105 9/1/15
Bath Spa University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Lucy English, Carrie Etter, Tim Liardet, Steve May, Gerard Woodward
Fiction: ...

Bath, England Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 70
Rolling Admissions
Bath Spa University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Lucy English, Carrie Etter, Tim Liardet, Steve May, Gerard Woodward
Fiction: ...

Bath, England Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 70
Rolling Admissions
Bard College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Anselm Berrigan, Robert Fitterman,

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 12 1/15/15
Ball State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Mark Neely
Fiction: Cathy Day, Sean Lovelace
Nonfiction: Jill Christman, ...

Muncie, IN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 6
Rolling Admissions
Augsburg College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry/Mixed Genre: Heid E. Erdrich, Cary Waterman
Fiction: Stephan Eirik Clark, Cass ...

Minneapolis, MN Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Low 20 per year 2/1/15
Ashland University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Angie Estes, Stephen Haven, Mark Irwin, and Kathryn Winograd. Fiction writers: William ...

Ashland, OH Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 40-60 5/15/15
Arkansas Writers MFA Program
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Stacy Kidd, Mark Spitzer, John Vanderslice
Fiction: Garry Craig Powell, John ...

Conway, AR Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 8 2/1/15
Arizona State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sally Ball, Norman Dubie, Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Cynthia Hogue, T.R. Hummer, Alberto ...

Tempe, AZ Poetry, Fiction Full 31 1/1/15
Arcadia University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Richard Wertime 

Glenside, PA Poetry, Fiction Full 15
Rolling Admissions
Arcadia University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Genevieve Betts and Dorian Geisler. Fiction writers: Paul Elwork, Katherine Hill, ...

Glenside, PA Poetry, Fiction Low 15-30
Rolling Admissions
Antioch University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Jenny Factor. Fiction writer: Steve Heller. Nonfiction writer: Bernadette Murphy.

Los Angeles, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 100 2/15/15
American University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Kyle Dargan and David Keplinger. Fiction writers: Stephanie Grant and Richard McCann. ...

Washington, DC Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60
Rolling Admissions
Albertus Magnus College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Paul Robichaud,
Fiction writer: Sarah Harris Wallman
Scholars: Susan Letzler ...

New Haven, CT Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 7
Rolling Admissions
Adelphi University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Judith Baumel, Jacqueline Jones LaMon
Fiction: Cathy Chung, Martha Cooley, ...

Garden City, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36
Rolling Admissions

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