Brigham Young University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2009
Location: 
Provo, UT
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
20
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Patrick Madden
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Kimberly Johnson, Lance Larsen, Michael Lavers, John Talbot
Fiction: John Bennion, Chris Crowe, Stephen Tuttle
Nonfiction: Joey Franklin, Patrick Madden

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching positions, teaching mentorships, research mentorships, the Broadbent Endowed Scholarship, and the Clinton F. and Naomi B. Larson Scholarship.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features a weekly visiting writers series (past guests include Derek Walcott, Marilynne Robinson, Phillip Lopate, and many others), an annual two-day writing retreat at Capitol Reef National Park, and opportunities for MFA students to teach introductory creative writing classes. BYU is affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.