Rosemont College

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2004
Location: 
Bryn Mawr, PA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
$0
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Carla Spataro, Program Director
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Grant Clauser, Christine Salvatore
Fiction: Jennifer Fenn, Trish Rodriguez, Carla (C.J.) Spataro
Nonfiction: Berry Grass
Dramatic Writing: Roman Colombo

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers competitive graduate assistantships that provide tuition remission for one class per semester, and merit awards for a 20 percent discount on tuition for qualified applicants. The program also provides grants for students to participate in conferences and retreats.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts monthly readings, craft and professional workshops, an annual publishing conference, and a poetry conference. The Rosemont Summer Writer’s Retreat and the International Writer’s Retreat offer students opportunities to earn workshop credits in a shorter period of time, both on the Rosemont campus and abroad. International retreats include locations such as Sicily, Greece, and Morocco.

For students following the prose track, the program offers concentrations in short fiction, novel writing, creative nonfiction, dramatic writing, and writing for young adults.

Rosemont also offers a Double Degree program where students can complete and MFA in Creative Writing and an MA in Publishing at the same time.

Graduates: 

Erin Entrada Kelly, Sarah Rose Etter, Jennifer Fenn, Vernita Hall, MaryAnn Miller, Meghan Rogers