MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Rigoberto González, Rachel Hadas, Cathy Park Hong, Brenda Shaughnessy
Fiction: Alice Elliott Dark, John Keene, Akil Kumarasamy, Naomi Jackson
Nonfiction: James Goodman, Salamishah Tillet
The program offers funding to all admitted full-time students at the in-state rate, as well as through teaching assistantships, part-time lectureships, and part-time positions in the Writing Center.
The program hosts a visiting writers series, the Writers at Newark Reading Series, and the Chancellor's MFA Mentors Program with local Newark high schools. Other features include concentrations in cultural, political, and ethnic studies; literature and book arts; and performance and media studies.
Kevin Catalano, Andres Cerpa, Saeed Jones, Simeon Marsalis, Ryan McIlvain, Christa Parravani, Evan Roskos, Laura Spence-Ash