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University of Arizona

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Tucson, Arizona
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline:
January 1, 2017
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Sharonne Meyerson
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Susan Briante, Farid Matuk, Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Fiction: Kate Bernheimer, Julie Iromuanya, Manuel Muñoz, Aurelie Sheehan
Nonfiction: Christopher Cokinos, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Fenton Johnson, Ander Monson

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program fully funds all students through a teaching assistantship, a Writer as Citizen position, a Poetry Center assistantship, or a Fairy Tale Review assistantship.

Other Features: 

The program houses the Poetry Center and three reading series. Other features include Writer as Citizen internships, opportunities for a fifth semester, and travel grants.


Robert Boswell, Maud Casey, Ann Cummings, Loren Goodman, Tony Hoagland, Megan Kimble, Nancy Mairs, Matt Mendez, Daniyal Mueenuddin, Antonya Nelson, David James Poissant, Alberto Rios, David Rivard, Richard Russo, Justin St. Germain, Peggy Schumaker, Agha Shahid Ali, Matthew Shenoda, Richard Siken, Aisha Sabatini Sloan, Peter Turchi, Padma Viswanathan, David Foster Wallace, David Wojahn

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