University of Miami

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1991
Location: 
Coral Gables, FL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Program Size: 
12
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2017
Application Fee: 
$65
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
M. Evelina Galang
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Jaswinder Bolina, Mia Leonin, Maureen Seaton
Fiction: Chantel Acevedo, A. Manette Ansay, M. Evelina Galang, Amina Gautier

The visiting faculty for 2015–2016 is fiction writer Ana Menéndez.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program fully funds all students through teaching assistantships and creative writing scholarships. The program also offers an MFA Summer Award.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Mangrove

Other Features: 

The program offers a multilingual focus and hosts the Ibis Literary Reading Series and the VONA/Voices workshop.

Graduates: 

Crissa-Jean Chappell, Terrence Cheng, Garfield Ellis, Neil de la Flor, Donald Justice,  Mia Leonin, Shara McCallum, Paul Perry, Geoffrey Philp, Michelle Richmond, Hayes Roth