University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2002
Location: 
Urbana, IL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
18
Application Deadline: 
December 4, 2016
Application Fee: 
$70
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Steve Davenport
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Janice N. Harrington, Bridgit Peegen Kelly, Michael Madonick
Fiction: Ted Sanders, Alex Shakar

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program fully funds all students through teaching assistantships, scholarships, financial aid, fellowships, and publishing assistantships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features the Robert J. Carr Visiting Authors Series and cosponsors the annual Pygmalion Literary and Music Festival. It also offers courses in literary publishing, screenwriting, and writing for children and young adults.