University of Central Arkansas

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2012
Location: 
Conway, AR
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
5-8
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2018
Application Fee: 
$25
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Stephanie Vanderslice
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Sandy Longhorn, Mark Spitzer
Fiction: Mark Spitzer, John Vanderslice
Nonfiction: Jennie Case, Mark Spitzer, Stephanie Vanderslice

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers teaching assistantships, graduate assistantships in the Writing Center and with the magazines Arkana and Oxford American, and internships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program, which has an emphasis on professional development, also offers coursework in publishing, creative writing pedagogy, drama, and screenwriting. The program hosts an artist-in-residence series.