Western Washington University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2013
Location: 
Bellingham, WA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
13-18
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$100
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Christopher Loar
Core Faculty Includes: 

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

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.