Washington University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1980
Location: 
Saint Louis, MO
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
15
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
$45
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Shannon Rabong
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Mary Jo Bang, francine harris, Carl Phillips
Fiction: Kathryn Davis, Danielle Dutton, Marshall Klimasewiski
Nonfiction: Kathleen Finneran, Edward McPherson

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding, which includes a tuition waiver and stipend, as well as a graduate fellowship.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the Writing Program Reading Series and the Hurst Reading Series, which features Visiting Hurst Professors. Other features include opportunities to edit the Spectacle and to intern with Dorothy, a publishing project.

Graduates: 

John Brandon, Michael Dahlie, Alison Espach, Andrew Grace, Claire Hero, Joy Katz, Jennifer Kronovet, Adam Ross, Amy Newlove Schroeder, Teddy Wayne