Georgia State University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1989
Location: 
Atlanta, GA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10-15 (MFA & PhD combined)
Application Deadline: 
February 5, 2020
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Heather Russel
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: David Bottoms, Beth Gylys
Fiction: John Holman, Sheri Joseph, Josh Russell

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers a limited number of editorial assistantships to incoming MFA students, as well as the Paul Bowles Fellowship ($5,000), and other smaller scholarship awards. The program also offers a limited number of teaching assistantships to incoming MFA students who hold the MA.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features a Visiting Writers Series. 

Graduates: 

Andrea Jurjevic, Soniah Kamal, Man Martin, James Davis May, Derek Nikitas, Kristin Robertson, Chris Swann