University of Central Florida

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MFA Program

Program Established: 
Orlando, FL
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2021
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Terry Ann Thaxton
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Rochelle Hurt, Obi Nwakanma, Terry Ann Thaxton
Fiction: Micah Dean Hicks, Chrissy Kolaya, Brenda Peynado, David James Poissant, Darlin' Neal, Jacob Wolff
Nonfiction: Jocelyn Bartkevicius, Lisa Roney, Laurie Rachkus Uttich

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers one Provost fellowship and one Dean’s fellowship per incoming class, and some graduate assistantships, all of which include 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.