Mountainview Low-Residency MFA in Fiction and Nonfiction at Southern New Hampshire University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Whitefield, NH
Genre: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
15-16 per cohort
Application Deadline: 
March 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lisa Janicki
Core Faculty Includes: 

Fiction: Marcus Burke, Wiley Cash, Jo Knowles, Benjamin Nugent, Lydia Peelle, Justin Taylor, Katherine Towler, Robin Wasserman, Mitch Wieland
Nonfiction: Richard Adams Carey, Craig Childs, Amy Irvine, Mark Sundeen

The visiting faculty for 2017-2018 includes Zia Haider Rahman and Leslie Jamison.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers scholarships, awards, a teaching certificate program, jobs in social media, and internships for Assignment Magazine, the program’s literary journal.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

Students attend two weeklong residencies each year, in January and June, at the Mountain View Grand Resort in Whitefield, New Hampshire. Students study with mentoring faculty; attend lectures, readings, and classes with visiting writers; hone their work; read publicly; and meet with agents and editors.

The application deadline is October 15 for the January residency and March 15 for the June residency.

Graduates: 

Jacquelyn Mitchard, Charlie Stella, Timothy Woodward, Pratima Cranse, Amy Irvine, Emma LeBlanc, Elizabeth Mueller, Sarah Eisner, David Moloney, Nadia Owusu