Pen a future in writing.
Fiction. Poetry. Nonfiction. No matter your genre, if you want a career in the literary
arts, this program provides the rigorous instruction and expert guidance you need to
polish your craft and develop your voice as a professional writer.
As an M.F.A. student, you will undergo intensive theoretical and practical training across
genres – including fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, editing and publishing. You will
complete a thesis in the form of a collection of poetry, short stories, essays, a novel or
The M.F.A. program features an intimate, supportive learning environment with an
award-winning faculty of published writers. Students have opportunities to publish their
works in national literary magazines and for mentorship from nationally recognized
authors through the Distinguished Visiting Writers Program.