University of Central Florida

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Orlando, FL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
12-14
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2023
Application Fee: 
$30
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Terry Ann Thaxton
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Rochelle Hurt, Obi Nwakanma, Terry Ann Thaxton
Fiction: Blake Sanz, Peter Kispert, Chrissy Kolaya, David James Poissant, Darlin’ Neal
Nonfiction: Jocelyn Bartkevicius, Lisa Roney, Laurie Rachkus Uttich

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. Full funding is offered to a limited number of admitted students who are selected for graduate teaching assistantships. The program also offers two Provost fellowships, which come with a stipend, full tuition waiver, and health insurance.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program hosts a visiting writers series, Writers in the Sun; a student reading series, Parcels; community outreach projects; and the student-run Graduate Writers Association.