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Our MFA database includes essential information about low- and full-residency graduate creative writing programs in the United States and other English-speaking countries to help you decide where to apply.

  • Kalamazoo, MI
    Core Faculty Includes:

    Poetry: Nancy Eimers, Richard Katrovas, William Olsen
    Fiction: Richard Katrovas, Thisbe Nissen
    Nonfiction: Richard Katrovas
    Playwriting: Steve Feffer

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction
    Residency: Full
    Incoming Class Size: 2-6
    Deadline: 1/10/19
  • Springfield, MA
    Core Faculty Includes:

    The faculty varies each semester. Past fiction mentors have included Pearl Abraham, Stephen Amidon, Annie DeWitt, Mia Gallagher, Daphne Kalotay, Bruce Machart, Rick Moody, Michael O’Loughlin, and Anya Yurchshyn.

    Genre: Fiction
    Residency: Low
    Incoming Class Size: 8-10 per year
    Deadline: Rolling Admissions
  • Gunnison, CO
    Core Faculty Includes:

    Poetry: Tyson Hausdoerffer, Ernest Hilbert, Julie Kane, David J. Rothman, Andrew Sellon
    Genre Fiction: Russell Davis, Stacia Deutsch, Candace Nadon, Michaela Roessner, Rick Wilber
    Screenwriting for Film and Television: Trai Cartwright, JS Mayank, Mary Beth Fielder

     

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction
    Residency: Low
    Incoming Class Size: 12-15
    Deadline: 6/1/19
  • Bellingham, WA
    Core Faculty Includes:

    Poetry: Bruce Beasley, Ely Shipley, Jane Wong
    Fiction: Carol Guess, Kristiana Kahakauwila, Kelly Magee, Kathryn Trueblood
    Nonfiction: Brenda Miller, Suzanne Paola

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
    Residency: Full
    Incoming Class Size: 13-18
    Deadline: 1/15/19
  • Wichita, KS
    Core Faculty Includes:

    Poetry: Sam Taylor
    Fiction: Margaret Dawe, Ben Nickol

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction
    Residency: Full
    Incoming Class Size: 5-10
    Deadline: 1/10/19
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Core Faculty Includes:

    Poetry: Phil Brady, Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr, Christine Gelineau, H.L. Hix, William Heyen, Tim Seibles

    Fiction: David Poyer, Kaylie Jones, Jeff Talarigo, Robert Mooney, Taylor Polites, Sara Pritchard, Cecilia Galante, Lenore Hart, Nancy Mckinley, Nina Solomon, Marlon James

    Creative Nonfiction: John Bowers, Becky Bradway, Laurie Jean Cannady, Beverly Donofrio, J. Michael Lennon, Kevin Oderman

    Playwriting: Robert Arthur, Bonnie Culver, Jean Klein, Jan Quackenbush, Gregory Fletcher, Juanita Rockwell

    Screenwriting: Susan Cartsonis, Michael Mailer, Robert May, Ross Klavan, Richard Uhlig, Ken Vose

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Residency: Low
    Incoming Class Size: 40
    Deadline: 12/1/18
  • Wayne, NJ
    Core Faculty Includes:

    Poetry: Timothy Liu, Christopher Salerno
    Fiction: Marina Budhos, Philip Cioffari, John Parras, Martha Witt
    Nonfiction: Cris Beam, David Borkowski, Brad Gooch

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
    Residency: Full
    Incoming Class Size: 6
    Deadline: Rolling Admissions

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