William Paterson University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2010
Location: 
Wayne, NJ
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
John Parras
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Timothy Liu, Christopher Salerno
Fiction: Marina Budhos, Philip Cioffari, John Parras, Martha Witt
Nonfiction: Brad Gooch

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding with graduate and teaching assistantships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the annual Spring Writer’s Conference, and a program with the Playwright’s Theater of New Jersey through which professional actors and directors arrange live performances of student writing.