DePaul University

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MFA Programs

Chicago, IL
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
2 Years
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Rolling Admissions
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Rebecca Johns Trissler, Director
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Richard Jones
Fiction: Dan Stolar, Rebecca Johns Trissler
Nonfiction: Ted Anton, Barrie Jean Borich, Miles Harvey, Michele Morano

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers five graduate assistantships and partial tuition scholarships for enrolled students.

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This program offers an MA or MFA degree in creative writing and publishing; MA students can apply to the MFA after two quarters. The program also offers some online and hybrid courses, publishing internships, and the option to complete a certificate in Teaching English in Two-Year Colleges. MFA students are required to complete a creative thesis.

Admissions are made on a rolling basis; applications are due ten weeks before the start of each academic quarter. The application deadline for funding consideration is January 15.


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