A guide to 158 full-residency and 64 low-residency programs in creative writing, plus questions to consider before you apply.
Tags: MFA programs
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.
If, as part of your graduate experience, you’re interested in contributing your time or writing to a school-sponsored journal, check out this listing of institutions whose MFA programs produce literary magazines.
Felicia Rose Chavez, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Matthew Salesses join Namrata Poddar to discuss decolonizing the writing workshop and the effects of gatekeeping on BIPOC writers.
The author describes creating a community-driven workshop where students are not asked to check their politics and identities at the door, and offers a series of questions for instructors to ask themselves before leading a class.
The fifth installment in a continuing series about making money as a writer takes a closer look at the financial realities of academia, from adjunct work to tenure-track professorships.
Why did you choose the MFA program you attended? How did you make ends meet while you were there? How did your program prepare you for post-MFA life? Ten recent graduates on the realities of applying to, choosing, and attending a writing program.
Manuel Muñoz, the new director of the MFA program at the University of Arizona, discusses his new role, healthy creative environments, and common missteps he sees in applications.
A writing teacher proposes a new way to approach workshops—without the language of “good” or “bad.”
Why do you want an MFA? Important questions to ask yourself before you apply.