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MFA Program

Program Established: 
2016
Location: 
Boston, MA
Genre: 
Fiction
Residency: 
Online
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
12–18
Application Deadline: 
November 1, 2019
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact Name: 
Emily Paramore
Core Faculty Includes: 

Writing: Kim McLarin, Jon Papernick, Jessica Treadway
Literature: William Donoghue, Roy Kamada, William Orem
Publishing: Lisa Diercks, Gian Lombardo, John Rodzvilla

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. Some students receive fellowships, and all applications are automatically reviewed for funding. The program offers the Presidential Fellowship and Merit-Based Scholarships.

Other Features: 

The Online MFA in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing Program hosts an online webinar series for students with writers and publishers of popular fiction to enable students to discuss their craft and foster connections with the writing and publishing community.

The program accepts applications on a rolling basis until December 1 for spring admission, and until July 15 for fall admission. For summer admission, the priority deadline is March 1.