One of the nation’s oldest MFA Programs, and one of the “Top Five Most Innovative” (The Atlantic Monthly), we offer degree tracks in Fiction, Poetry and Literary Translation.
Recent graduates have won the Stegner Fellowship, the £15,000 BBC International Short Story Award, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, and Fulbright Fellowships, among others. Learn more...


  • 2014 Distinguished Reader Event a Success!

    Nearly 500 people gathered on Monday, April 21, to hear our 2014 Distinguished Reader, Joyce Carol Oates. Thank you to all who came out and made this event a success!
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  • 4th-Year MFA Reading

    Join us this Friday, April 25, for a reading by graduating MFA students Stefan de la Garza, John Englehardt, and Traci Letellier.
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