Chatham University

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
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Contact Name: 
Sheila Squillante
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Dilruba Ahmed, Heather McNaugher, Sheila Squillante
Fiction: Karen Bender, Sherrie Flick, Derek Green, Elise Levine, Marc Nieson
Nonfiction: Mel Fox, Suzanne RobertsSheila Squillante, Sheryl St. Germain

Recent/Visiting Faculty Includes:
Poetry: Camille Dungy, Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Jeff Oaks
Fiction: Christopher Barzak, Wiley Cash, Sherrie Flick, Tim Parrish
Nonfiction: Lori Jakiela, BK Loren, Kathryn Miles, Dinty W. Moore

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Students attend one 10-day residency each summer at Chatham University's campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The program offers the opportunity for a dual-genre focus, as well as concentrations in food writing, nature writing, publishing and pedagogy, and travel writing.