Long Island University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Brooklyn, NY
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
2-3 Years
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Jacob Matkov
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: John High, Erica Hunt, Lewis Warsh
Fiction: Lewis Warsh
Cross-Genre: John High, Lewis Warsh

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships in the Writing Center and teaching fellowships in the First Year Writing Program; both positions include a stipend and tuition remission for two courses. Research Assistantships that include a stipend are occasionally available. The program also awards annual $5,000 scholarships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

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