Iowa State University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Ames, IA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
30
Application Deadline: 
January 5, 2017
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Debra Marquart
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Debra Marquart, Mary Swander
Fiction: K. L. Cook, David Zimmerman
Nonfiction: Barbara Haas

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships and the Pearl Hogrefe Fellowship in Creative Writing.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program offers degrees in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as drama, all with an environmental focus. It hosts a guest speaker series and an annual symposium. Other features include interdisciplinary coursework and environmental field experience.