University of North Carolina, Greensboro

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1965
Location: 
Greensboro, NC
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10-12
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2018
Application Fee: 
$65
Contact E-mail: 
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Stuart Dischell, Terry Kennedy, Emilia Phillips
Fiction: Jim Clark, Holly Jones, Craig Nova, Michael Parker

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers some teaching, research, and graduate assistantships plus waivers.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program hosts the Distinguished Visiting Writer Series. Students also have the opportunity to participate in internships, instructional assistantships for in-class teaching experience, and courses in literary entrepreneurship. Other features include the Write-on-Greensboro community workshop program.

Graduates: 

Steve Almond, Julianna Baggott, Camille Dungy, Ansel Elkins, Claudia Emerson, Kelly Link, Nina Riggs