Regis University

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
Denver, CO
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10 per cohort
Application Deadline: 
October 15, 2020
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Andrea Rexilius
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Eric Baus, Carolina Ebeid, Adrianne Kalfopoulou, Khadijah Queen, Andrea Rexilius
Fiction: Mario Acevedo, Steven Dunn, Kathy Fish, David Hicks, Traci L. Jones, Lori Ostlund, Jenny Shank, Denise Vega
Creative Nonfiction: Kristen Iversen, TaraShea Nesbit, Helen Thorpe, Kathryn Winograd

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding.

Other Features: 

The program also offers concentrations in young adult fiction and speculative fiction, and single semester studies in scriptwriting, graphic narrative, and picture books. Single semester studies also offer an editing mentorship with Rebecca McEwen, a teaching mentorship with Rachel Weaver, and a publishing internship with Switchback Books.

Students attend two nine-day residencies each year, in January and July, at the Regis University campus in Denver. The program also offers an optional summer residency in the Aran Islands in Ireland.

The application deadline is October 15 for the January residency and May 1 for the July residency.



Warren Baker, Kate Bashline, Noel Black, Shannon Blair, Monterey Buchanan, Shelley Broxton, Paul Hanson Clark, Tameca Coleman, Ted Downum, Michelle Fishering, Blaine Heydt, PJ Holliday, Lynnette Horner, Anita Jepson-Gilbert, John Johnson, Kateri Kramer, Mary Kurtz, Hillary Leftwich, Julie Mackissock, Michael Maller, Debbie McCullis, Melanie Merle, Nawal Nader-French, Levi Noe, Deanna Rasch, Corey Ryan, Ginny Short, Caren Siegel, Ashley Spurgeon, Shoshana Surek, Stephanie Vessely, Allisa Woodson