Scholarships Available

Two merit based scholarships are available to students who begin study with our summer residency. Join us in Barcelona June 2014 and be inspired by the locale and fellow writers.

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Esteemed Faculty

Award-winning faculty-authors mentor students throughout our master in creative writing program. Our faculty include a poet laureate, a MacArthur Fellow, and other acclaimed and published authors.

» Meet our faculty.

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Our MFA program features three inspirational 15-day European residencies that take place during the summer. The locations will inform and inspire your development as publishable writer.

» Explore our residencies.


MFA Student Profile

The low-residency program is perfect for writers from around the world. One student says, “This program is challenging! I have been pushed in my writing more than ever before.”

» Meet Uma Mishra.

Join Us in Barcelona

June 28 to July 12, 2014
Immerse yourself in rich local history, culture, literature and other arts, while receiving instruction from gifted faculty-writers.

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2012 MacArthur Fellow

Congratulations Dinaw Mengestu, MacArthur “Genius”! Dinaw is part of our highly esteemed faculty dedicated to mentoring students throughout the MFA program.

» Meet Dinaw Mengestu