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MFA Program

Program Established: 
1996
Location: 
New York, NY
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
40-60
Application Deadline: 
December 18, 2019
Application Fee: 
$110
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Zachary Sussman
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Catherine Barnett, Anne Carson, Terrance Hayes, Ed Hirsch, Yusef Komunyakaa, Deborah Landau, Sharon Olds, Matthew Rohrer
Fiction: Nathan Englander, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Safran Foer, Katie Kitamura, Hari Kunzru, Joyce Carol Oates, Zadie Smith, Darin Strauss
Creative Nonfiction: Hari Kunzru, Darin Strauss

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

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.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts a reading series, a student-run Emerging Writers Series, and a master-class series, and includes opportunities to meet with agents and editors.