Rutgers University, Camden

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2008
Location: 
Camden, NJ
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Program Size: 
40
Application Deadline: 
January 20, 2017
Application Fee: 
$65
Contact Name: 
Leah Falk
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: J. T. Barbarese, Gregory Pardlo, Patrick Rosal
Fiction & Nonfiction: Lauren Grodstein, Paul Lisicky, Lisa Zeidner
Criticism: Tyler Hoffman

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers up to thirteen teaching assistantships, which include stipends of more than $26,000. The program also offers partial scholarships and other teaching opportunities.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features a Visiting Writers Program and an annual Summer Writers' Conference. It incorporates a multi-genre approach offering courses in playwriting and screenwriting, as well as an MA track in the Teaching of Writing.

Graduates: 

Chinelo Akperanta, Chidi Asoluka, Susan Muaddi Darraj, John McIntyre, Ryan McIlvain, Carol Plum-Ucci, Nick Ripatrazone, Hirsh Sawhney