Johns Hopkins University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1947
Location: 
Baltimore , MD
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
20
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
$75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Yvonne Gobble
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: James Arthur, Dora Malech, Mary Jo Salter, David Yezzi
Fiction: Matthew Klam, Brad Leithauser, Alice McDermott, Jean McGarry, Eric Puchner

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program fully funds all students through teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program is the second-oldest program in the United States. It features both a department reading series and a graduate student reading series. Students have access to Johns Hopkins University's Peabody Institute of Music and collaborations with Maryland Institute College of Art.

Graduates: 

Chimamanda Adiche, Jeffrey Blitz, Wes Craven, Louise Erdrich, Porochista Khakpour, Phillis Levin, ZZ Packer, Tom Sleigh, Elizabeth Spires, Rosanna Warren