Oklahoma City University (Red Earth)

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
Oklahoma City, OK
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6-8 per semester
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
$60, or a fee waiver from attending an online information session
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Kerry Cohen
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
Fiction: Allison Amend, Lou Berney
Nonfiction: Kerry Cohen
Screenwriting: Lou Berney

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers no funding.

Other Features: 

The program offers tracks in screenwriting and young adult fiction in addition to poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Students can also take an additional concentration in professional writing or pedagogy.

Students attend two 10-day online residencies each year, in January and July.

The priority application deadline is September 15 for the January residency and April 15 for the July residency. The final application deadline is November 15 for the January residency and June 1 for the July residency.