Wichita State University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
Wichita, KS
Poetry, Fiction
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 10, 2018
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Brian Evans, Administrative Assistant; Sam Taylor, Director
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Albert Goldbarth, Sam Taylor
Fiction: Margaret Dawe

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding through teaching assistantships and fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program is a research and studio hybrid program that provides all students with scholarly studies, teaching experience, and pedagogical training, as well as creative writing workshops.

Recent visiting writers include Mary Ruefle, Robin Coste Lewis, Kevin Brockmeier, Paul Harding, Alice McDermott, Gregory Orr, David Wojahn, and Amy Parker. The program hosts an active reading series, and invites one to two Distinguished Visiting Writers each year to lead one-on-one tutorials for a month.