Augsburg University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
Minneapolis, MN
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lindsay Stark
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Jim Cihlar, Michael Kleber-Diggs
Fiction: Stephan Eirik Clark, Lindsay Starck
Nonfiction: Anika Fajardo, Kathryn Savage
Playwriting: Alice Eve Cohen, Carson Kreitzer, TyLie Shider
Screenwriting: Stephan Eirik Clark, Andy Froemke

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Howling Bird Press, which administers its annual National Book Prize.

Students enrolled in the publishing concentration work as editors of a literary press that publishes a book-length collection of prose or poetry each year.

Other Features: 

Students attend one seven-day residency each July. 

The program also offers degrees in playwriting and screenwriting, as well as concentrations in teaching practice and theory, and publishing.

Admissions are accepted on a rolling basis; the priority deadline is February 1.