University of Victoria

MFA Program

Location: 
Victoria, Canada
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
10
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2016
Application Fee: 
$144.00 (Canadian)
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Maureen Bradley
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Tim Lilburn, Shane Book
Fiction: Bill Gaston, Lee Henderson, Lorna Jackson
Creative Nonfiction: David Leach

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program fully funds all students with a grad award in the first year and a teaching assistantship in the second year.

Other Features: 

The program also offers degrees in playwriting and screenwriting. The screenwriting faculty includes Maureen Bradley; the playwriting faculty includes Kevin Kerr and Joan MacLeod.

The program includes a focus on creative writing pedagogy and opportunities for students to intern at local literary magazines and publishers.