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...


  • 2014-2015 Readers

    We're excited to announce our readers for the 2014-2015 academic year, including our Distinguished Reader, renowned poet Dorianne Laux!
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  • Apply Online!

    For the first time ever, we'll be accepting MFA applications ONLINE. No more postage stamps or paper cuts. Check out our Admissions link for full details.
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