Kris Brandenburger, Carolyn Cooke, Cindy Shearer, and Pireeni Sundaralingam
The program offers some teaching and research assistantships.
The Interdisciplinary Arts & Writing MFA is a 39-unit, two-year program in five continuous semesters.
Student attend two six-day residencies each year, in the Fall and Spring semesters, in San Francisco.
Students also study part-time during the summer after their first year; students have the option to participate in one of the program's exchange programs, the Kingston Writing School workshops in Athens, Greece, in June, or a performance-making/writing mentorship at the University of Chichester in Chichester, England. Students who choose the exchange program at the University of Chichester also have the option to travel to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.
The priority deadline for fall applications is May 1; the final deadline is August 1. The application deadline for the spring is December 2. The program encourages writers to apply for the fall semester.