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...


  • Reading by Translator Susan Bernofsky

    Literary translator Susan Bernofsky will present a reading of her work at 7pm on Thursday, October 30. All are welcome to attend!
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  • Viswanathan Shortlisted for Scotiabank Giller Prize

    One of Canada's leading literary prizes names assistant professor of fiction Padma Viswanathan a finalist, honoring her novel "The Ever After of Ashwin Rao."
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