Florida International University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1989
Location: 
Miami, FL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
8–12
Application Deadline: 
January 9, 2018
Application Fee: 
$30
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Terese Campbell
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Denise Duhamel, Campbell McGrath
Fiction: Lynne Barrett, Debra Dean, John Dufresne, Les Standiford
Nonfiction: Julie Marie Wade

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers teaching assistantships, fellowships, and adjunct teaching positions.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Gulf Stream Magazine, Florida Book Review

Other Features: 

The program hosts the monthly Writers on the Bay Reading Series and the annual Lawrence Sanders Award in Fiction ceremony. Students have the opportunity to contribute to and participate in multiple literary festivals, including the Miami Book Fair International and the O, Miami Poetry Festival.

Graduates: 

Richard Blanco, Patricia Engel, Dennis Lehane