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MFA Program

Program Established: 
1997
Location: 
Minneapolis, MN
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
12
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2019
Application Fee: 
$75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Holly Vanderhaar
Core Faculty Includes: 

Charles Baxter, Peter Campion, V. V. Ganeshananthan, Ray Gonzalez, Douglas Kearney, Kathryn Nuernberger, Julie Schumacher, Kim Todd

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. Students receive either a fellowship or teaching assistantship, which includes a tuition waiver, health insurance, and stipend.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the Edelstein-Keller Visiting Writers Series, the annual Benefit for Hunger, and the First Books reading and reception.