University of Utah, Salt Lake City

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
Salt Lake City, UT
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2022
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Karli Sam
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Katharine Coles, Jacqueline Osherow, Paisley Rekdal
Fiction: Lindsey Drager, Michael Mejia, Lance Olsen
Creative Nonfiction: Katharine Coles, Michael Mejia, Lance Olsen, Paisley Rekdal

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. Funding opportunities are offered on a competitive basis.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program offers a multidisciplinary MFA which students can pursue by combining writing coursework with classes in book arts, environmental humanities, and the history of the American West. The program hosts the Guest Writer Series, the Utah Symposium in Science and Literature, and the Working Dog graduate student reading series. Other features include internships and paid editorial positions at the press Fiction Collective Two, the student-run literary journals Quarterly West and Western Humanities Review, and the online archives Eclipse and Mapping Salt Lake City.