Old Dominion University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1994
Location: 
Norfolk, VA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
12
Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2018
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
John McManus
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Luisa A. Igloria, Tim Seibles
Fiction: John McManus, Janet Peery, Sheri Reynolds
Nonfiction: Joe Jackson, Michael Pearson

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers teaching and research assistantships, internships, and tutorships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program offers a writer-in-residence program, which brings writers to campus to work one-on-one with students; a student reading series; and opportunities to take non-creative writing courses, assist in the annual Old Dominion University Literary Festival, and present papers and give readings at the English department’s spring conference.