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...


  • Fourth-Year Reading: Clark and Otto

    Join us at 7pm, April 24, in Giffels Auditorium, Old Main, when graduating MFA students Megan Clark and Alice Otto present the final reading of their MFA careers. This event is free and all are welcome to attend!
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  • Reading by Randolph Thomas

    MFA alum Randolph Thomas will read from his two recently published collections at 6:30pm, April 25, at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. Hope to see you there!
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