Queens College

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2007
Location: 
Flushing, NY
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
12
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$125
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: Richard Schotter

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.