Boise State University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1999
Location: 
Boise, ID
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
18
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
$65
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Mitch Wieland
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Janet Holmes, Martin Corless-Smith
Fiction: Brady Udall, Mitch Wieland

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program is fully-funded. All students receive a full tuition waiver, health benefits, and a stipend through either a teaching or graduate assistantship.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features a semester-long Visiting Distinguished Writers Series; recent visiting writers include Denis Johnson, Joy Williams, and Anthony Doerr. The MFA Reading Series brings renowned authors to campus throughout the school year. Courses are available in editing, design, and publishing.

Graduates: 

Al Heathcock, Meghan Kenny, Adrian Kien, Tyler McMahon, Cynthia Hand, JR Walsh, Erin Belair, Karena Youtz