California State University Fresno

Fresno, CA

http://www.fresnostate.edu/creativewriting

In the heart of California, the Fresno State MFA program is home to The Normal School literary magazine, the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry, and lots of Fresno writers. Fifteen of our MFA alumni published their first books between 2016-18.

Degrees Offered

MFA

Genres

Fiction, Poetry, CNF

Residency type

Full

Program length

54 Semester Hours (3 years)

Financial Aid

TAships, scholarships, grants, loan programs

Teaching opportunities

TAships in first-year writing program and teaching undergraduate creative writing classes; tutoring and writing consultant positions in campus Writing Center and Graduate Writing Studio

Editorial opportunities

The Normal School literary magazine; Philip Levine Prize for Poetry book contest; San Joaquin Review journal; Flies, Cockroaches & Poets journal

Graduates

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