Cedar Crest College

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Allentown, PA
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
2-3 Years
Program Size: 
Application Deadline: 
August 1, 2016
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Alison Wellford
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Jeffrey Greene, Gwyneth Lewis, Sidney Wade
Fiction: Robert Antoni, Aleksandar Hemon, Jake Lamar, Fred Leebron, Dinaw Mengestu, Keija Parssinen, Jayne Anne Phillips
Nonfiction: Kathryn Rhett, Jason Wilson

Other Features: 

Students attend a two-week residency each year in July, which rotates between European cities. The 2016 residency will be held in Dublin, the 2017 residency in Barcelona, and the 2018 residency in Vienna.

The program offers monthly craft webinars, and optional fall and spring meet-ups in New York City, at the AWP annual convention, or on the Cedar Crest College Allentown campus.

Submit application materials by April 1 for the summer residency, August 1 for the fall term, and December 1 for the spring term.