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

MFA Program

Program Established: 
Whitefield, NH
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
15-16 per cohort
Application Deadline: 
October 15, 2019
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lisa Janicki
Core Faculty Includes: 

Fiction: Marcus Burke, Wiley Cash, Rachel B. Glaser, Jo Knowles, Benjamin Nugent, Tracy O’Neill, Lydia Peelle, Rebecca Schiff, Justin Taylor, Katherine Towler, Mitch Wieland, Adam Wilson

Nonfiction: Richard Adams Carey, 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.

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 April 15 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