Georgia College & State University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2002
Location: 
Milledgeville, GA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
30
Application Deadline: 
January 21, 2017
Application Fee: 
$40 ($35 for online applications)
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Laura Caron, Allen Gee
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Alice Friman, Martin Lammon, Laura Newbern
Fiction & Nonfiction: Allen Gee, Peter Selgin

Visiting Faculty Includes:
Poetry: Cecilia Woloch
Fiction & Nonfiction: Kerry Neville

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships, teaching fellowships, graduate assistantships, summer assistantships, Writing Center assistantships, and creative writing assistantships for Peace Corps Fellows.

The entering class for Fall 2016 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.