West Virginia University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2001
Location: 
Morgantown, WV
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact Name: 
Mary Ann Samyn
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: James Harms, Mary Ann Samyn
Fiction: Mark Brazaitis, Glenn Taylor
Nonfiction: Christa Parravani, Anthony Swofford

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. All students receive full tuition remission and a stipend of $15,650 each year for three years as part of a graduate teaching assistantship.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the annual Sturm Writer-in-Residence; the West Virginia Writers’ Workshop; and various outreach activities, including writing groups for middle school students and senior citizens.

Graduates: 

Molly Brodak, Sarah Einstein, Katie Fallon, Maggie Glover, Kelly Moffett, Sara Pritchard, Erin Tocknell