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MFA Programs Database

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.

  • Danbury, CT
    Core Faculty Includes:

    Poetry: Joe Ahearn, Brian Clements, Kateri Kosek
    Fiction: Sandra Rodriguez Barron, Jane Cleland, Oscar De Los Santos, Dan Pope, John Roche, Don Snyder, Tim Weed
    Nonfiction: Anthony D'Aries, Leah Carroll, Josh Pahigian, Daniel Asa Rose, Onnesha Roychoudhuri

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Residency: Low
    Incoming Class Size: 10-15 per year
    Deadline: Rolling Admissions
  • Bowling Green, KY
    Core Faculty Includes:

    Poetry: Tom Hunley
    Fiction: David Bell
    Creative Nonfiction: Dale Rigby
    Scriptwriting: Jessica Folk

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Residency: Full
    Incoming Class Size: 6-8
    Deadline: 2/1/20
  • Kalamazoo, MI
    Core Faculty Includes:

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

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction
    Residency: Full
    Incoming Class Size: 2-6
    Deadline: 1/10/20
  • Kalamazoo, MI
    Core Faculty Includes:

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

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction
    Residency: Full
    Incoming Class Size: 2-6
    Deadline: 1/10/20
  • 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
  • Bellingham, WA
    Core Faculty Includes:

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

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
    Residency: Full
    Incoming Class Size: 13-18
    Deadline: 1/15/20
  • Wichita, KS
    Core Faculty Includes:

    Poetry: Sam Taylor
    Fiction: Margaret Dawe, Ben Nickol

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction
    Residency: Full
    Incoming Class Size: 5-10
    Deadline: 2/1/20
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Core Faculty Includes:

    Poetry: Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr, Phil Brady, Christine Gelineau, William Heyen, H. L. Hix, Tim Seibles
    Fiction: Lenore Hart, Kaylie Jones, Nancy Mckinley, Jacquelyn Mitchard, Robert Mooney, Taylor Polites, David Poyer, Nina Solomon, Jeff Talarigo
    Creative Nonfiction: Laurie Jean Cannady, Beverly Donofrio, J. Michael Lennon, Kevin Oderman
    Playwriting: Bonnie Culver, Gregory Fletcher, Jean Klein, Jan Quackenbush, Juanita Rockwell
    Screenwriting: Susan Cartsonis, Ross Klavan, Michael Mailer, Robert May, Richard Uhlig, Ken Vose

    Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Residency: Low
    Incoming Class Size: 25
    Deadline: 12/15/19
  • 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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