University of Kansas

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2005
Location: 
Lawrence, KS
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
30
Application Deadline: 
December 31, 2016
Application Fee: 
$65
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lydia Ash
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Joseph Harrington, Megan Kaminski
Fiction: Kij Johnson, Tom Lorenz, Laura Moriarty

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program fully funds all students through graduate teaching assistantships and fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Cottonwood, Coal City Review, Kiosk, Comma Space, Beecher's

Other Features: 

The program also offers a concentration in playwriting; the faculty includes Darren Canady.

The program hosts a visiting writers series, a reading series, and a graduate student reading series.