Butler University

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
2008
Location: 
Indianapolis, IN
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
15
Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2023
Application Fee: 
$0
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Mindy Dunn
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Chris Forhan, Alessandra Lynch
Fiction: Dan Barden, Michael Dahlie
Nonfiction: Hilene Flanzbaum, Andrew Levy, Natalie Lima

2021-2022 Booth Tarkington Writer-in-Residence: Hanif Abdurraqib.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers scholarships, awards, stipends, and teaching fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features the Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series and hosts a writers-in-residence program. The Efroymson Center for Creative Writing offers graduate-level workshops and public readings. Teaching and service opportunities are available through partnership with the Bridge and Writing in the Schools program.

Graduates: 

Kaveh Akbar