New Mexico State University

MA Program

Las Cruces, NM
Not Genre-Specific, Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2019
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Lydia Apodaca
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Richard Greenfield, Connie Voisine
Fiction: Camille Acker (Visiting Assistant Professor), Rus Bradburd, Casey Gray, Craig Holden

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers no funding.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts a biweekly reading series, which brings writers to campus for readings and workshops. Students can work for the program's national literary magazine Puerto del Sol, the reading series La Sociedad para los Artes, or intern with the independent press Apostrophe Books. 

Most MA students are part-time and complete within three years.

The application deadline for spring start is October 1; the application deadline for fall start is February 1.