St. Francis College

MFA Program

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

Poetry: Felice Belle, Mahogany Browne, Annie Finch, Jive Poetic
Fiction: Hannah Assadi, Theo Gangi, Marlon James, Lincoln Michel, Jason Starr
Nonfiction: Chloe Cooper Jones
Playwriting/Screenwriting: Ben Snyder
Graphic Writing for Comic Books: Jason Starr

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 extends over five residency periods, which generally takes just over two years to complete.

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 11 for the summer semester.