University of Massachusetts, Boston

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2007
Location: 
Boston, MA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2019
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Renata Tutko
Core Faculty Includes: 

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

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding through administrative assistantships, which includes a partial tuition and fee waiver, as well as an annual stipend of $4,220.

Teaching assistantships, grants, and opportunities to teach in public schools and work with Breakwater Review are also available.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
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 GrubStreet.