Ashland University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
Ashland, OH
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Cassandra Brown
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Angie Estes, Mark Irwin, Alex Lemon, Mark Neely, Ruth Schwartz, Kathryn Winograd
Fiction: Robin Black, William Haywood Henderson, Christian Kiefer, Erika Krouse, E. J. Levy, Nayomi Munaweera
Nonfiction: Jill Christman, Steven Harvey, Thomas Larson, Joe Mackall, Leila Philip, Robert Root

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers no funding.

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Other Features: 

Students attend a two-week residency each July at the Ashland University campus in Ashland, Ohio.

Students also have the opportunity to participate in cross-genre study and engage with visiting writers during the summer residencies.

The priority application deadline for the non-residential spring semester is September 15; the final deadline is December 1, provided there is space available in the program. Applications for the summer residency are accepted starting February 1; admissions are made on a rolling basis.