Rosemont College

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2004
Location: 
Rosemont, PA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
35
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
$0 ($50 if using paper application)
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Carla Spataro, Program Director
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Kristina Moriconi, Christine Salvatore
Fiction: Randall Brown, Emma Eisenberg, Carla (C.J.) Spataro
Nonfiction: Richard Bank, Emma Eisenberg, Kristina Moriconi
Dramatic Writing: BJ Burton, Amy Punt

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers graduate assistantships that provide tuition remission for one class per semester, and merit awards for a twenty percent discount on tuition for qualified applicants.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts monthly readings, craft and professional workshops, an annual publishing conference, and 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. 

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

Graduates: 

Jennifer Fenn, Erin Entrada Kelly, Meghan Rogers, Courtney Bambrick, Tori Bond, Blythe Davenport, Sarah Rose Etter, Cassandra Krivy Hirsch, MaryAnn Miller