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...


  • Acclaimed Author David Bezmozgis to Read

    Our spring 2015 Walton Visiting Writer in Fiction, novelist David Bezmozgis, will read from his work at 6:30pm, March 4, at the Fayetteville Public Library. This reading is free and all are welcome.
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  • Reading by Russell Valentino

    Award-winning literary translator Russell Valentino will read from his work at 7pm, March 2, in Giffels Auditorium, Old Main. This event is free and all are welcome!
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