MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Rick Barot, David Biespiel, Kevin Clark, Geffrey Davis, Oliver de la Paz, Jennifer Foerster, Greg Glazner, Jenny Johnson, Peggy Shumaker
Fiction: Suzanne Berne, Kent Meyers, Scott Nadelson, Marjorie Sandor, Renee Simms, Jason Skipper
Nonfiction: Barrie Jean Borich, Wendy Call, Rebecca McClanahan, Brenda Miller, Marie Mutsuki Mockett, Sejal Shah, Justin St. Germain
The program offers fellowships and scholarships.
Students attend one ten-day residency each year in August at the Pacific Lutheran University campus in Tacoma, Washington.
The program offers residencies at various programs and conferences, including the Vermont Studio Center and the Anderson Center, as part of the "Outside Experience" requirement for second-year students, which requires students to travel, hold workshops in their community, attend conferences, or participate in writing residencies.
The priority application deadline is November 30; the final application deadline is February 15.
Kelli Russell Agodon, Kathleen Flenniken, April Ayers Lawson