University of California, Riverside

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2002
Location: 
Riverside, CA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
40
Application Deadline: 
January 5, 2017
Application Fee: 
$80
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Bryan Bradford
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Allison Hedge Coke, Katie Ford, Allison White
Fiction: Charmaine Craig, Joshua Emmons, Stephen Erickson, Nalo Hopkinson, Michael Jayme, Laila Lalami, Goldberry Long, Jane Smiley, Susan Straight, Andrew Winer
Nonfiction: Reza Aslan, Emily Rapp Black, Tom Lutz

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships, fellowships, and community project fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program also offers degrees in playwriting and screenwriting, and hosts the annual Writer's Week.

Graduates: 

Neil Aitken, Bonnie Bolling, Jo-Scott Coe, Ching-In Chen, Kevin Cramer, Nicelle Davis, Kate Durbin, Adam Gallari, Vanessa Hua, Paul Jacques, Victoria Patterson, Bala Rajasekharuni, Rob Rinow, Alexis Vergalla