Texas State University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1991
Location: 
San Marcos, TX
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
20
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$40
Contact E-mail: 
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Cyrus Cassells, Roger Jones, Cecily Parks, Kathleen Peirce, Steve Wilson
Fiction: Doug Dorst, Jennifer duBois, Tom Grimes, Debra Monroe, Tim O’Brien

The 2017–2019 visiting faculty is fiction writer Karen Russell.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. Most students receive an assistantship or scholarship that includes a stipend and partial tuition waiver.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts a visiting writers series, which includes readings and master classes with eight writers each year.