Hofstra University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2011
Location: 
Hempstead, NY
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
8
Application Deadline: 
January 1, 2018
Application Fee: 
$75
Contact Name: 
J. Stephen Russell
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Phillis Levin
Fiction: Julia Markus, Martha McPhee
Nonfiction: Julia Markus, Kelly McMasters

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers partial scholarships and teaching fellowships.

Other Features: 

This program also offers degrees in playwriting, and hosts the Great Writers, Great Readings series, which brings writers to campus to give readings and meet with students. Other features include the Writer's Block student-run writing group, which hosts student readings.

The priority deadline for scholarship consideration for the spring term is January 1; the priority deadline for the fall term is February 15. Applications received after February 15 are accepted on a rolling basis.