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

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
Whitefield, NH
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
15-16 per cohort
Application Deadline: 
October 1, 2020
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Benjamin Nugent
Core Faculty Includes: 

Fiction: Marcus Burke, Rachel B. Glaser, Jo Knowles, Benjamin Nugent, Tracy O’Neill, Lydia Peelle, Rebecca Schiff, Katherine Towler, Robin Wasserman, Adam Wilson

Nonfiction: Amy Irvine, Nadia Owusu, Mark Sundeen

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.

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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 1 for the January residency and April 1 for the June residency.


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