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Program Established: 
1988
Location: 
Columbia, MO
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
5-7
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2020
Application Fee: 
$65
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Phong Nguyen
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Aliki Barnstone, Gabriel Fried
Fiction: Trudy Lewis, Speer Morgan, Phong Nguyen
Nonfiction: Julija Šukys

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program is fully funded and offers teaching assistantships, fellowships, and opportunities for advanced students to serve as interns with the Missouri Review and the poetry department of Persea Books.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program offers annual writing prizes, a visiting writers series, publishing internships, and memberships in the English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) and The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP).