University of New Orleans

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2000
Location: 
New Orleans, LA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10
Application Deadline: 
March 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$20
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
M. O. Walsh
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: John Gery, Carolyn Hembree
Fiction: Frederick Barton, Barb Johnson, M. O. Walsh
Nonfiction: Randy Bates, Richard Goodman

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers scholarships and grants.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

Students attend monthlong residencies each June/July in international locations such as Cork, Ireland; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Tyrol, Italy. Before each residency, students take courses online with core faculty.

The application deadline is October 1 for the spring term and March 15 for the fall term.