University of Massachusetts, Boston

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
2007
Location: 
Boston, MA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2022
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact Name: 
Penelope MacDonald
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Jill McDonough
Fiction: John Fulton, Askold Melnyczuk

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding through graduate assistantships, which includes a partial tuition and fee waiver, as well as an annual stipend of $9,046.

Other Features: 

The program hosts the Global Voices reading series and the SUBMITATHON submission sessions. Other features include internships with local organizations such as 826 Boston and Write on the Dot, and teaching opportunities at the Suffolk County of Corrections.