Rutgers University, Camden

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
2008
Location: 
Camden, NJ
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
9
Application Deadline: 
January 20, 2023
Application Fee: 
$70
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Leah Falk
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Airea Dee Matthews, Gregory Pardlo, Patrick Rosal
Fiction: Lauren Grodstein, Tom McAllister, Lisa Zeidner
Nonfiction: Lise Funderburg, Paul Lisicky

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding in the form of teaching assistantships, which carry a stipend of $30,162 including tuition remission.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program incorporates a multi-genre approach, encouraging students to take courses in more than one genre. The program also features the Writers in Camden reading series; the Writers House, a center for interdisciplinary writing programming; and opportunities to volunteer with youth in Camden.

Graduates: 

Susan Muaddi Darraj, Michael Deagler, Ru Freeman, Micaiah Johnson, Shawn Jones, Davon Loeb, Chinelo Okparanta, Nina St. Pierre, Anise Vance