Western Connecticut State University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2005
Location: 
Danbury, CT
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
35
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Brian Clements
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Joe Ahearn, Brian Clements, Kateri Kosek
Fiction: Sandra Rodriguez Barron, Oscar De Los Santos, Dan Pope, Don Snyder, Tim Weed
Nonfiction: Josh Pahigian, Daniel Asa Rose, Onnesha Roychoudhuri

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers graduate assistantships and scholarships.

The application deadline for scholarships is March 1.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

Students chose one creative genre and one practical field, such as public relations and marketing, literary journalism, or technical writing, and complete an internship or practicum as well as an enrichment project.

Graduates: 

Jane Cleland, Nick Mamatas, E. K. Mortenson, John Roche, Lisa Siedlarz, Brian Thiem