The MFA in Creative Writing is a two-year co-educational low residency program designed for serious, independent writers seeking advanced instruction in poetry, fiction, young adult fiction, and creative nonfiction through a non-traditional course of graduate study. The program’s emphasis on the mastery and understanding of writing skills and contemporary literature and craft, through the master-writer and apprentice mentoring relationship, offers students a stimulating and individually tailored curriculum of courses and projects.Continue reading “Converse University”
MFA in Creative Writing (low-res)
The MFA program at Fairleigh Dickinson University provides students the opportunity to work closely with award-winning, acclaimed faculty writers in small classes (usually 4-6 students) that provide rigorous and individualized attention. At residencies, faculty and students dine together, attend readings and lectures, and socialize. Our curriculum supports every writer’s unique creative exploration, with a highly customized reading list and a guided study of craft.
MFA in Writing (res); MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults (low-res)
fiction, nonfiction, poetry, writing for children, writing for young adults
Seton Hill’s unique online-supported residency program teaches writers to create, market, and teach the fiction that sells. It is designed for those authors who wish to write within the popular fiction genres such as romance, science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mystery. Seton Hill’s program features a flexible online/residency format that allows students to earn a master of fine arts degree while working full-time, one-on-one mentoring by established writers, professors who are active and successful authors, a supportive writing community that continues after graduation, and the ability to write a full-length novel while earning a degree.Continue reading “Seton Hill University”
Spalding’s affordable, nationally distinguished low-residency MFA in Writing and MA in Writing are committed to excellence in a noncompetitive, supportive atmosphere. Students thrive as they explore across genres, examine the interrelatedness of the arts, engage with the downtown arts scene, stay in a four-star hotel, and study with prize-winning faculty while gaining editorial experience and developing a close-knit literary community and lifelong writing habits. Students choose their own independent-study pace and may opt to travel abroad. All students write prolifically and receive extensive faculty feedback. Option to matriculate from MAW to MFA, earning two master’s degrees for about the cost of one. Apply by Feb. 1 for May or July entry, Aug. 1 for November entry. Financial aid available.Continue reading “Spalding University”