University of California, Davis

MA Program

Location: 
Davis, CA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
12
Application Deadline: 
January 5, 2018
Application Fee: 
$105 for domestic applications, $125 for international applications
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Aaron Barstow
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Joshua Clover, Katie Peterson, Joe Wenderoth
Fiction: Lucy Corin, Pam Houston, Jacinda Townsend
Nonfiction: Joshua Clover, Pam Houston, Katie Peterson, Joe Wenderoth

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding through teaching assistantships, graduate research positions, tuition waivers, and prizes.

Second-year students are offered teaching appointments to teach introductory undergraduate creative writing workshops in their genre.

Other Features: 

Students are invited to attend the Creative Writing Program Reading Series and participate in the Graduate Reading Series.

Students can concentrate in multi-genre as well as poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

Graduates: 

Jodi Angel, Stephan Eirik Clark, Thomas Heise, Melinda Moustakis, Austin Smith, Naomi Williams