Brown University

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
Providence, RI
Poetry, Fiction
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2023
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lori Baker
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Sawako Nakayasu, Matthew Shenoda, Eleni Sikelianos, Cole Swensen
Fiction: Colin Channer, Laird Hunt, Karan Mahajan, Jacinda Townsend
Cross Disciplinary & Digital Language Arts: John Cayley, Thalia Field, Sawako Nakayasu

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. The program offers teaching assistantships and fellowships, both of which include a full tuition waiver, health insurance, health fee, and monthly stipend.

Other Features: 

The program also offers a track focused on cross-disciplinary and digital language arts.

This program hosts the Writers on Writing series and the Writers in Residence program, which brings writers to campus for a week to meet with students in conference or to lead short-term workshops.


Edwidge Danticat, Jaimy Gordon, Gayl Jones, Ben Lerner, Joanna Scott, Kevin Young