St. Francis College

MFA Program

Program Established: 
Brooklyn, NY
Poetry, Fiction
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
8 each year
Application Deadline: 
October 1, 2020
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Theo Gangi
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Felice Belle, Mahogany Browne, Annie Finch
Fiction: Jamel Brinkley, Theo Gangi, Marlon James, Lincoln Michel, Jason Starr
Play/Screenwriting: Ben Snyder

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

A new MFA journal in progress. Please check the program website for updates. 

Other Features: 

The program is the only low-residency program that takes place in New York City. Students attend two ten-day residencies each year, in January and July, at the St. Francis College campus in Brooklyn Heights.

The program also offers tracks in screenwriting/playwriting.

The priority application deadline is October 1, for the Winter semester and April 1, for the Summer semester. The final application deadline is December 7 for the Winter semester and June 7, for the Summer semester.