Randolph College

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
2018
Location: 
Lynchburg, VA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
up to 15
Application Deadline: 
September 1, 2022
Application Fee: 
$40
Contact Name: 
Christopher Gaumer
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Kaveh Akbar, Eloisa Amezcua, Jos Charles, Anthony Cody, Rigoberto González, Ilya Kaminsky, Paige Lewis, Layli Long Soldier, Angel Nafis, Diana Khoi Nguyen, Erika L. Sánchez, Chet'la Sebree, Danez Smith, R. A. Villanueva, Phillip B. Williams 

Fiction: Claire Beams, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, Jaquira Diaz, Rigoberto González, Mira Jacob, Aviya Kushner, Sabrina Orah Mark, Julia Phillips, Anjali Sachdeva, Erika L. Sánchez

Nonfiction: Claire Beams, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, Jaquira Diaz, Rigoberto González, Mira Jacob, Aviya Kushner, Sabrina Orah Mark, Julia Phillips, Anjali Sachdeva, Erika L. Sánchez, Chet'la Sebree

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding.

Other Features: 

Students attend two ten-day residencies each year in June and December/January. The June residency is held on the Randolph College campus in Lynchburg, Virginia; the December/January residency is held at an off-campus location in central Virginia.

The application deadline is March 1 for the June residency and September 1 for the December/January residency.