University of Southern Maine

Portland, ME

http://usm.maine.edu/stonecoastmfa

Each Stonecoast semester begins with a stimulating ten-day residency at the legendary Stone House on the coast of Maine's Casco Bay. During the semester, our award-winning faculty guide Stonecoast students in intensive one-on-one tutorials in creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and popular fiction, with possibilities for elective work in other areas including scriptwriting, translation, and cross-genre. Monthly packets encompass original writing, revision, and critical essays and annotations as well as optional interdisciplinary research and internships in teaching, publishing, and community service/social justice. Stonecoast's supportive, enlightened community helps you discover your independent voice while offering you the tools to communicate to a wide readership.

Degrees Offered

MFA

Genres

Fiction, Poetry, CNF

Residency type

Low-residency

Program length

2 years

Graduates

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