Northern Michigan University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2000
Location: 
Marquette, MI
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2020
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Monica McFawn
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Austin Hummell, Patricia Killelea
Fiction: Jon Billman, Jennifer A. Howard, Monica McFawn
Nonfiction/Hybrid: Matthew Gavin Frank, Rachel May
 

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. The program offers teaching and graduate assistantships to its incoming students.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program also offers a concentration in mixed and hybrid writing for students who work in or across multiple genres, as well as special topics classes in screenwriting, image and text, and experimental writing.

The program hosts a Visiting Writers Series, and generous travel funding and summer research grants are available, as well as field writing residencies in a lighthouse on Lake Superior.