University of Missouri, Kansas City

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2008
Location: 
Kansas City, MO
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10-12
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$45 ($35 online)
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Christie Hodgen
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Hadara Bar-Nadav, Michelle Boisseau, Robert Stewart
Fiction: Christie Hodgen, Michael Pritchett, Whitney Terrell
Nonfiction: Christie Hodgen, Whitney Terrell

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers graduate teaching assistantships, scholarships, the Durwood Fellowship, and other awards.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

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.

Graduates: 

Piper Abernathy, Scott Ditzler, Emily Geminder, Nicole Higgins, Alysse Hotz, Joni Lee, Steve Revare