Queens College

MFA Program

Program Established: 
Flushing, NY
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2019
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Nicole Cooley
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Nicole Cooley, Kimiko Hahn, Roger Sedarat

Fiction: Maaza Mengiste, John Weir

Nonfiction: Kristin Dombek (visiting)

Translation: Ammiel Alcalay, Roger Sedarat
Playwriting: Ira Hauptman

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers a few scholarships, and students can apply for paid teaching positions in the English department in their second year of the program.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program also offers degrees in literary translation and playwriting.

The program hosts the Trends in Translation event series and produces programs and collaborations with Cave Canem, the Flea Theater, the Louis Armstrong House and Museum, and the Poetry Society of America.