MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Poetry: Hadara Bar-Nadav
Fiction: Christie Hodgen, Michael Pritchett, Whitney Terrell
Nonfiction: Christie Hodgen, Whitney Terrell
Playwriting: Frank Higgins
Screenwriting: Mitch Brian
The program offers partial funding; approximately half of all incoming students receive full funding. The program offers graduate teaching assistantships, scholarships, the Durwood Fellowship, and other awards.
The program also offers degrees in playwriting and screenwriting, and hosts summer workshops and five reading series. Students have the opportunity to intern with local partners, including the Kansas City Star and Andrews McMeel Publishing.
Piper Abernathy, Scott Ditzler, Emily Geminder, Nicole Higgins, Alysse Hotz, Joni Lee, Steve Revare