Brown University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1969
Location: 
Providence, RI
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
12–13
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
$75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lori Baker
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Forrest Gander, Sawako Nakayasu, Eleni Sikelianos, Cole Swensen
Fiction: Colin Channer, Thalia Field, Joanna Howard, Carole Maso, Meredith Steinbach
Digital Language Arts: John Cayley

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

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

Other Features: 

The program also offers digital language arts and cross-disciplinary tracks.

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.

Graduates: 

Edwidge Danticat, Jaimy Gordon, Joanna Scott, Kevin Young