Minnesota State University, Mankato

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1995
Location: 
Mankato, MN
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
18
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2018
Application Fee: 
$40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Richard Robbins
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Candace Black, Richard Robbins
Fiction: Robin Becker, Geoff Herbach, Chris McCormick
Nonfiction: Diana Joseph

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers teaching and research assistantships along with other units in the university.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features the Good Thunder Reading Series of visiting writers as well as the Writers Bloc series of community readings.

The application deadline to be considered for a teaching or other graduate assistantship is February 1. The final application deadline is April 15.

Graduates: 

Lesley Nneka Arimah, Nick Healy, Nicole Helget, Thomas Maltman