Bard College

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
1981
Location: 
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
29
Application Deadline: 
January 7, 2020
Application Fee: 
$65
Contact E-mail: 
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Anselm Berrigan, Robert Fitterman, Carla Harryman, Ann Lauterbach, Anna Moschovakis, Cedar Sigo, Mónica de la Torre, Simone White, Matvei Yankelevich
Fiction: Anna Moschovakis, Cedar Sigo
Playwriting: Carla Harryman
Criticism: Mónica de la Torre

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers fellowships and scholarships.

Other Features: 

Students attend one eight-week residency each year from June to July at the Bard College campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

Students work with faculty and students in writing as well as film and video, music and sound, painting, photography, and sculpture. Students meet one-on-one with faculty from all six disciplines, and conduct small-group intradiscipline caucuses and school-wide critiques.