MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Mischa Willet, Jennifer Maier
Fiction: Bryan Bliss, Gina Ochsner
Nonfiction: Robert Clark, David McGlynn
The program offers partial funding with merit-based scholarships.
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, respectively
The application deadline is November 1 for the March residency and May 1 for the August residency.
The program director is Scott Cairns.
Timothy E.G. Bartel, Bryan Bliss, Arthur Boers, Daniel Bowman Jr, Jessica Gigot, Cameron Dezen Hammon, Chris Hoke, Kelly Foster Lundquist, Amy Muia, Elizabeth Myhr, Jeffrey Overstreet, Amy Peterson, Jonan Pilet, Shannon Huffman Polson, Melissa Reeser Poulin, Vic Sizemore, Allison Backous Troy, Laura Turner, Brian Volck, Cahty Warner, Alissa Wilkinson