Bowling Green State University

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
Bowling Green, OH
Poetry, Fiction
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2021
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Jeanne Berry
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Abigail Cloud, Sharona Muir, Dan Rzicznek, Larissa Szporluk
Fiction: Jackson Bliss, Lawrence Coates, Theresa Williams

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. The program offers teaching assistantships, program assistantships, positions with Mid-American Review, and fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program features the College of Arts and Sciences Reading Series, and hosts a distinguished visiting writer each spring semester. Second-year students have the opportunity to teach creative writing; first-year students teach general composition. Graduate students also have the opportunity to propose panels and workshops for the annual Winter Wheat Festival of Writing, held every November.


Matt Bell, Liz Breazeale, Michael Czyzniejewski, James Daniels, Anthoney Doerr, Brad Felver, Carolyn Forché, Seth Fried, George Looney, F. Daniel Rzicznek, Jean Thompson, Anne Valente, Katrina Vandenberg, Laura Walter, Dara Wier