MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Emily Skaja, Marcus Wicker
Fiction: Mark Mayer, Courtney Miller Santo, Eric Schlich
Nonfiction: Alice Bolin
The program offers both full and partial funding. Teaching and graduate assistantships, fellowships, and awards are available to qualified students.
This program features the River City Writers Series as well as the Student Reading Series.
Students may mix genres and choose from four tracks: Studio, Literary Studies, Creative/Professional Writing, Cross Disciplinary Studies. Courses are also offered in publishing and literary career-building.
The application deadline is October 16 for the spring semester and February 19 for the fall semester. Applications are considered year-round.
Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Ruth Bauman, Darnell Arnoult, Will Christopher Baer, Matt Cook, Alexandria La Faye, Doug Haines, CD Mitchell, Kendra Vanderlip, Ashley Roach-Freiman, Kaitlyn Sage Patterson, Randy Rudder, Courtney Miller Santo, John Schulze, Mark Yakich