University of Central Florida

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Orlando, FL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Program Size: 
36
Application Deadline: 
January 5, 2017
Application Fee: 
$30
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Terry Ann Thaxton
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Obi Nwakanma, Ephraim Scott Sommers, Don Stap, Terry Ann Thaxton
Fiction: Susan Hubbard, David James Poissant, Darlin' Neal, Cecilia Milanés
Nonfiction: Jocelyn Bartkevicius, Lisa Roney, Laurie Rachkus Uttich

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships and fellowships. Students are eligible for scholarships to the Atlantic Center for the Arts retreat.

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.