University of South Florida

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Tampa, FL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
9
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2018
Application Fee: 
$30
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
John Fleming
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Hunt Hawkins, Jay Hopler, Heather Sellers
Fiction: John Henry Fleming, Jarod Roselló
Nonfiction: Heather Sellers, Ira Sukrungruang

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. All students receive a graduate assistantship, which includes a full tuition waiver and a salary of approximately $13,000.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program also offers a concentration in comics/graphic narrative, and hosts the Florida Literary Arts Coalition reading series, the student-run colloquium Blank Pages, the student-run reading series 6 X 6, and a National Poetry Month celebration.

Graduates: 

Karen Brown, Jaquira Diaz, John Nieves, Daniele Pantano, Alicia Thompson