University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1976
Location: 
Iowa City, IA
Genre: 
Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
10-15
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2017
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Cherie Hansen-Rieskamp
Core Faculty Includes: 

John D'Agata, Patricia Foster, Kerry Howley, Jeff Porter, Bonnie Sunstein, Inara Verzemnieks

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program fully funds all students through fellowships, as well as teaching and research assistantships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the Visiting Writers Series, the Institute for the Essay, and the Center for the Book.

Graduates: 

Jo Ann Beard, Eula Biss, Blair Braverman, John D'Agata, Hope Edelman, Hali Felt, Stephanie Griest, Amy Leach, Yiyun Li, Lucas Mann, Jennifer Percy, Ryan Van Meter, Joshua Wheeler