Boston University

Boston, MA

http://www.bu.edu/writing/

Intensive program, the only one-year program in the country; all students have the opportunity to teach undergraduate creative writing for one semester; all students can receive a Global Fellowship to travel anywhere in the world for up to three months; Literary Translation seminar offered.

Degrees Offered

MFA

Genres

Fiction, Poetry, Drama

Residency type

Full

Program length

32 semester hours (1–2 years)

Financial Aid

Our goal is to offer every student full tuition—a goal we usually achieve, often with a bit more in cash.

Teaching opportunities

Generally, everyone who wishes to teach will receive a Teaching Fellowship, in return for which the Fellow will teach an undergraduate workshop (limited to fifteen students) in creative writing for a single semester. Each year four of our Teaching Fellows may teach for a semester at the Boston Arts Academy—a Boston public pilot high school for painters , musicians, dancers, actors, composers, choreographers (think “Fame!”). For the right kind of person, this is an extraordinarily rewarding experience and a wonderful way to connect one’s own life to the community that surrounds us.

Editorial opportunities

All MFA students have the opportunity to intern at AGNI literary journal for a semester or year.

Cross-genre study

Yes, with approval from workshop leader

Graduates

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