Long Island University

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
2007
Location: 
Brooklyn, NY
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation, Cross-Genre
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
20
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2021
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Robin Hemley
Core Faculty Includes: 

Fiction and Nonfiction: Zaina Arafat, Robin Hemley

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Brooklyn Paramount, Downtown Brooklyn: A Journal of Writing, visceral brooklyn

Other Features: 

The program offers students a cross-genre option, which they may pursue through courses in fiction and poetry and by writing a cross-genre or hybrid master’s thesis in fulfillment of the MFA degree. 

The program hosts visiting writers, guest lectures, readings, publishing panels, and intensive workshops with guest artists.