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Johns Hopkins University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Baltimore , Maryland
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
January 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
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.


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