Sewanee School of Letters

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Sewanee, TN
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
4 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
18
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
$40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
April Alvarez
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Nickole Brown, Charles Martin
Fiction: Chris Bachelder, Michael Griffith, Adrianne Harun, Jamie Quatro
Nonfiction: Neil Shea, Meera Subramanian, John Jeremiah Sullivan
Playwriting: Arlene Hutton

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

Students attend a six-week residency each June to July at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. The faculty changes each summer. The program hosts a lecture and reading series.

The program also offers a track in screenwriting/playwriting, as well as tracks in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

Graduates: 

Cheryl Whitehead, Brendan Minihan, Kristen Skrinde, Don Parker, Sandra Van Pelt Hogue and Wendy Dunmeyer, Dwight Gray, Maggie Blake Bailey, Hannah Palmer, Clay Byars