University of Baltimore

MFA Program

Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
75
Application Deadline: 
May 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
$35
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Kendra Kopelke
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Kendra Kopelke, Steve Matanle
Fiction: Betsy Boyd, Jane Delury
Nonfiction: Marion Winik

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers graduate and editorial assistantships.

The program also offers the three-year Michael F. Klein Fellowship in Creative Writing & Social Justice, given to a student whose writing demonstrates artistic merit and a strong interest in the pursuit of social justice; the fellow will receive a full tuition waiver and a graduate teaching assistantship with a stipend. The applciation deadline is February 15.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts a reading series of writers and publishing professionals. Other features include courses on publishing, creativity, and teaching writing; a student-run reading series; internships at Baltimore arts organizations and University of Baltimore presses Plork Press and Passager Books; and the requirement for each student to write, design, and produce a book.