MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Catherine Barnett, Alex Dimitrov, Terrance Hayes, Deborah Landau, Sharon Olds, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Claudia Rankine, Matthew Rohrer, Sally Wen Mao, Phillip B. Williams, Ocean Vuong
Fiction: Nathan Englander, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Safran Foer, Uzodinma Iweala, Katie Kitamura, Hari Kunzru, Leigh Newman, Joyce Carol Oates, Zadie Smith, Darin Strauss, Brandon Taylor
Creative Nonfiction: Uzodinma Iweala, Hari Kunzru, Meghan O’Rourke, Leigh Newman, Parul Sehgal, Darin Strauss
The program offers partial funding. All students receive graduate fellowships that range from half-tuition remission to full-tuition remission with generous stipends. All students are also offered undergraduate teaching positions during their second year of study.
The program hosts the public Reading Series, a student-run Emerging Writers Series, and a colloquium of talks with visiting writers, agents, and editors.