University of Alaska, Fairbanks

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1965
Location: 
Fairbanks, AK
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
5-7
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Gerri Brightwell
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: To be announced
Fiction: Gerri Brightwell, Kyle Mellen
Nonfiction: Daryl Farmer
Dramatic Writing: Leonard Kamerling

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. Most students receive funding through teaching assistantships and scholarships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Permafrost, which administers an annual book prize.

Other Features: 

This program also offers a thesis option in dramatic writing.

The program features a visiting writers series, as well as the English Graduate Organization Reading Series.