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Oklahoma City University

The Red Earth MFA in Creative Writing

2501 N. Blackwelder Ave. WC 248

Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Website: www.okcu.edu/english/redearthmfa

Program director: Jeanetta Calhoun Mish

Program contact: Dyan Shaw

Phone: (405) 208-5127

Email: mfadirector@okcu.edu

Degrees offered: MFA

Type of program: low-residency

Length of program: 2 years

Genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting

Enrollment: 30

Total credits required: 48

Application deadlines: rolling

Scholarships: no

Assistantships: no

Core faculty: Allison Amend, Lou Berney, Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, Da Chen, Kerry Cohen, Kat Meads, Quraysh Ali Lansana

Publishing/editing courses: yes (see website)

Literary magazine: Red Earth Review

Reading series: yes (see website)

Recent visiting writers: Matthew Quick, Lori A. May, James Bernard Frost, Peter Meinke, Alan Michael Parker, Thomas Larson, Lan Samantha Chang, Chad Sweeney, Dawn Lundy Martin, Margo Rabb, Joy Harjo

Program description: The Red Earth MFA in Creative Writing at Oklahoma City University provides writers with the time to create with experienced authors and professional writers. While the two-year program concentrates on developing your creative skills in writing, students also have the opportunity to pursue strands in professional writing and college-level teaching.


last updated 10/08/2013