Southern New Hampshire University

MFA Program

Location: 
Whitefield, NH
Genre: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
60-65
Application Deadline: 
October 1, 2016
Application Fee: 
$40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lisa Janicki
Core Faculty Includes: 

Fiction: Uwem Akpan, Wiley Cash, Jo Knowles, Diane Les Becquets, Benjamin Nugent, Chinelo Okparanta, Lydia Peelle, Justin Taylor, Katherine Towler, Robin Wasserman, Mitch Wieland
Nonfiction: Richard Adams Carey, Craig Childs, Amy Irvine, Mark Sundeen

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers scholarships and awards.

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. The program hosts panels and the literary magazine Assignment.

The application deadline is October 1 for the January residency and March 1 for the June residency.

Graduates: 

Jacquelyn Mitchard, Charlie Stella, Timothy Woodward, Pratima Cranse, Amy Irvine McHarg, Emma LeBlanc, Elizabeth Mueller