Georgia State University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1989
Location: 
Atlanta, GA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10–15 (MFA, MA, PhD combined)
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Heather Russel
Core Faculty Includes: 

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

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers a limited number of teaching assistantships to incoming MFA students who hold the MA. The program also offers editorial assistantships to one incoming poet and one incoming fiction writer, as well as the Paul Bowles Fellowship ($5,000), the Virginia Spencer Carr Fellowship ($10,000), and other smaller scholarship awards.

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