Brooklyn College

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
Brooklyn, NY
Poetry, Fiction
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2024
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Bonnie Harris
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Julie Agoos, Ben Lerner
Fiction: Joshua Henkin, Madeleine Thien
Playwriting: Dennis A. Allen II, Elana Greenfield

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers teaching assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program also offers a track in playwriting.

The program features visiting speakers and the Brooklyn College Reading Series. Intergenre workshops are also available. There is an informational open house in October.


Rilla Askew, Annie Baker, Paul Beatty, Kate Benson, Adam Berlin, Anselm Berrigan, Marie-Helene Bertino, Star Black, Thomas Bradshaw, Erin Courtney, Thomas Devaney, Juliet Escoria, James Franco, CJ Hauser, Elliott Holt, Tanwi Nandini Islam, Reese Kwon, Young Jean Lee, Sharon Mesmer, Cristina Moracho, Christina Olivares, Helen Phillips, Sapphire, Sara Shepard, David Trinidad, John Yau