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MFA Program

Program Established: 
Milledgeville, GA
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2021
Application Fee: 
$40 ($35 for online applications)
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Laura Caron, Kerry Neville
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Kerry James Evans, Laura Newbern
Fiction and Nonfiction: Kerry Neville, Peter Selgin, Chika Unigwe

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding (tuition waiver and teaching assistantship with stipend) for at least seven students each year. Self-funded students are accepted under special circumstances. Additional scholarships are given to these students during their second and third years in the program. The program also offers teaching fellowships, graduate assistantships, summer assistantships, Writing Center assistantships, and creative writing assistantships for Peace Corps Fellows.

The entering class for Fall 2020 was fully funded.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Arts & Letters, Flannery O’Connor Review

Other Features: 

The program hosts a visiting writers series, which brings in six writers to give readings and meet with students each year. Other features include a student reading series and the Writers in the Schools program with Georgia College Early College.

The application deadline to be considered for an MFA assistantship is February 1.