Adelphi University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2004
Location: 
Garden City and New York, NY
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6–12
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2023
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Jan-Henry Gray
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Jan-Henry Gray, Maya Marshall
Prose: Katherine Hill, Igor Webb

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding through fellowships, as well as other teaching assistantships and internships.

Other Features: 

The program hosts the Conversations reading series and the Soapbox series, which brings writers to campus to discuss writing and contemporary political issues.

The program will be transitioning from full-residency to a low-residency model in Fall 2023.

The priority application deadline for funding is January 15. Applications received after January 15 will be reviewed on a space-available basis.