University of Massachusetts, Boston

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2007
Location: 
Boston, MA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
30
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Renata Tutko
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Jill McDonough, Joyce Peseroff, Lloyd Schwartz
Fiction: John Fulton, Askold Melnyczuk

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships and associateships, administrative assistantships, grants, and opportunities to teach in public schools and work with Breakwater Review.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the Global Voices reading series, the Pub Nights series, and the SUBMITATHON submission sessions. Other features include internships with local organizations such as 826 Boston, GrubStreet, Veterans Upward Bound, and a poetry club in a men’s prison.