About the MFA in Creative Writing
Mastering the Art of Creativity
Polish your craft and develop your voice as a professional writer in a program that features intensive theoretical and practical training across genres. Enjoy a supportive learning environment with an award-winning faculty and benefit from opportunities to be published and mentored through the Distinguished Visiting Writers Program.
- This nationally recognized creative writing program is an intense, three-year course of study that focuses on the crafts of fiction, poetry and nonfiction writing.
- Fully funded, our program offers teaching assistantships to all MFA candidates with tuition waivers.
- The Distinguished Visiting Writers series offers instruction from with prominent writers, including MacArthur Fellows and National Book Award winners, best-sellers and leading lights in creative writing pedagogy.
- Writing in the Wild writing fellowships are awarded to three students annually, to write in residence at the Taylor Ranch Research Station in the Frank Church Wilderness Area of the Selway-Bitteroot Mountains.