University of Miami

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1991
Location: 
Coral Gables, FL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
5-6
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2018
Application Fee: 
$65
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
M. Evelina Galang
Core Faculty Includes: 

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

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding through James Michener Fellowships and Teaching Assistantships. Awards include a full tuition waiver and annual stipend of $15,965.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program encourages students to write multilingual prose and poetry, and offers a third-year option devoted to professionalization (i.e. publication, grants, job searches). The program also hosts the Ibis Literary Reading Series.

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