MFA ProgramSee writers who attended this program
Ron Austin, Tony D'Souza, Lisa Haag Kang, Anothai Kaewkaen, Eve Jones, Nicole McInnes, Beth Mead, Gillian Parrish, Kali VanBaale, William Anthony Connolly, Zachary Tyler Vickers
The program offers partial funding through grants for teachers and students over the age of sixty.
The program offers a wide variety of courses including genre fiction, literary journal editing, narrative journalism, young adult writing, and scriptwriting. Students have the opportunity to focus on a Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, or Poetry track and/or to take courses freely across genres. Students are welcome to take all their coursework online, as a hybrid, or all on campus in St. Charles, Missouri. The program hosts student readings and a "Craft Talk" series with visiting writers.