University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

MFA Program

Program Established: 
Albuquerque, NM
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2025
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Gregory Martin
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Lisa D. Chavez, Diane Thiel

Fiction: Andrew Bourelle, Daniel Mueller

Nonfiction: Gregory Martin

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding primarily through teaching assistantships, which are guaranteed for the full three years of the program. Graduate assistantships, scholarships, and other awards are also available.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts a Visiting Writer Speaker Series, the Works-in-Progress Reading Series and the Joseph M. Russo Chair in Creative Writing, visiting faculty position held by the writers Jenn Givhan, Mark Sundeen, Emily Rapp, José Orduña, Justin St. Germain, Dana Levin, and Joy Harjo.


Bonny Arning, Paul Bogard, Dan Darling, Lisa Gill, Gary Jackson, Celia Laskey, Casandra Lopez, Juan Morales, Erika L. Sanchez, Natalie Scenters-Zapico, Richard Vargas, Izzy Wasserstein, Tanaya Winder