Northern Michigan University

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MFA Program

Program Established: 
Marquette, MI
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2021
Application Fee: 
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Contact Name: 
Jennifer A. Howard
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.

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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.