MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Ishion Hutchinson, Valzhyna Mort, Joanie Mackowski, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon
Fiction: Emily Fridlund, J. Robert Lennon, Ernesto Quiñonez, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Helena Maria Viramontes
The program offers full funding. All students receive tuition, stipend, and student health insurance for the duration of the two years, which includes graduate assistant work in the first year, and teaching assistant assignments in the second year.
The program hosts the Barbara and David Zalaznick Reading Series and the First-Year MFA Reading Series.
In addition to funding opportunities during the course of the program, students may apply to teach for two additional years after earning their degree.
Melissa Bank, NoViolet Bulawayo, Gabrielle Calvocaressi, Catherine Chung, Ling Ma, Téa Obreht, Emily Rosko, Alexi Zentner