Western Washington University

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
Bellingham, WA
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2022
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lysa Rivera
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Bruce Beasley, Carol Guess, Kelly Magee, Suzanne Paola, Ely Shipley, Christopher Wise, Jane Wong
Fiction: Carol Guess, Kelly Magee, Suzanne Paola, Kathryn Trueblood, Christopher Wise
Nonfiction: Bruce Beasley, Carol Guess, Kelly Magee, Brenda Miller, Suzanne Paola, Kathryn Trueblood, Christopher Wise

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. Some teaching assistantships and work-study opportunities are available to those who qualify.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program may host visiting writers and publishers, and hosts the Graduate Symposium during Western’s Scholars’ Week.

The application fee is $100, and if admitted an additional $100 is collected to confirm admittance.