Seattle Pacific University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2005
Location: 
Seattle, WA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
9-12 per residency
Application Deadline: 
November 1, 2018
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Dena Jones
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Robert Cording, Jeanne Murray Walker
Fiction: Robert Clark, Gina Ochsner
Nonfiction: Susanne Antonetta, Lauren F. Winner

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding with merit-based scholarships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program is for "apprentice writers who want to pursue excellence in the craft of writing and care about the relationship between faith and literature.”

Students attend two ten-day residencies each year, in March and August, on Whidbey Island, Washington.

The application deadline is November 1 for the March residency and May 1 for the August residency. 

The program director is Scott Cairns.

 

Graduates: 

Timothy E.G. Bartel, Bryan Bliss, Daniel Bowman Jr, Chris Hoke, Kelly Foster Lundquist, Elizabeth Myhr, Shannon Huffman Polson, Melissa Reeser Poulin, Allison Backous Troy, Laura Turner, Brian Volck, Alissa Wilkinson