A roundup of 78 leading full-residency programs, including a comparative look at funding, student-faculty ratio, job placement, and more; plus a roundup of 26 leading low-residency programs.
The Writers House at Rutgers University-Camden cultivates and celebrates the writing arts. Programming goes year-round, and is always open to both students and the public: programs such as Writers in Camden, an NEA-supported reading series, the annual Summer Writers’ Conference, and the Cooper Street Writers Workshops, unite artists and scholars, students and citizens, around the power of the written word.
A look at 153 full-residency programs and 59 low-residency programs, sorted alphabetically by region.
While most MFA fiction workshops focus on short stories, the director of the creative writing MFA program at the University of Michigan proposes a different form on which to focus: the novella.
MFA graduates from around the country share the valuable skills, experiences, and other intangible benefits they took away from their MFA programs.
Do some financial planning, head to the library, research locations, and ask around—ten tips to consider before you apply to a graduate writing program.
A writer and publishing professional reflects on her decision to leave an MFA program, and how academic and workshop language can be used to reify the invisible structures that suppress marginalized communities.
No MFA? No problem. A novelist shares his journey to publication—and becoming a successful full-time writer—without attending a graduate writing program.
Grant Faulkner, executive director of National Novel Writing Month and the cofounder of 100 Word Story, leads a literary tour of San Francisco, a city of rollicking rogues and home of the Beats.
At the University of Pittsburgh, poets Dawn Lundy Martin, Terrance Hayes, and Yona Harvey recently established the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics—a creative think tank dedicated to African American poets.