Fairfield University

Enders Island, CT

https://www.fairfield.edu/graduate-and-professional-studies/college-of-arts-and-sciences/programs/mfa-in-creative-writing/

We have a concentration in spiritual writing, a cross-genre story-structure workshop, and are offering television writing starting this winter. We have a good cohort of veterans both in our alumni and current student body.

Degrees Offered

MFA

Genres

Fiction, Poetry, CNF, Drama, Screenwriting

Residency type

Low-residency

Program length

2 years

Financial Aid

Grants for veterans, income-based grants, financial aid available, 2-4 paid GA positions per year

Teaching opportunities

Local students can TA with an undergraduate professor or work in the writing center

Editorial opportunities

Students can serve on the staff of Brevity: A Journal of Brief Nonfiction, Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose, or the Causeway

Cross-genre study

At least one workshop in another genre is required. Students may concentrate in dual genres. In special cases, you may do a combination thesis, but only if two faculty members agree to take on such a project.

Graduates

Send questions, comments and corrections to info@creativewritingmfa.info.

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