Seattle Pacific University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2005
Location: 
Seattle, WA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
8-9 per residency
Application Deadline: 
November 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Cami Freeman
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. The March residency takes place on Whidbey Island, Washington, and the July to August residency takes place in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 

The application deadline is November 15 for the March residency and May 15 for the July to 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