About the MFA

The MFA Student Handbook

Published every two years, the MFA Look Book showcases the best work of recent graduates, and is sent to agents, editors, influential writers, and friends of the program,

Some of our MFA Alumni

Recent Craft Seminars include: Black and Ekphrastic: Essays on Race and Art; Latin American poets; The Interior Journey; Studies in Documentary Arts; The Art of the Short Novel; Poetry & Film; Writing the Lives of Animals; When Race Meets Fiction: Deconstructing Race, Deconstructing Identity; Cartographies of Desire: Making Meaning of Latin@ Texts and Textualities; Line & Turn; The Collection

Creative Writing Opportunities including the UA Poetry Center, Prose Series, Sonora Review, Fairy Tale Review, DIAGRAM, Essay Daily, New Michigan Press, Terrain.org, Kore Press, and POG Poetry Collective. 

Grants for MFA Students including Research Travel Grants, Conference Travel Grants, Confluencenter grants, GPSC Professional Development Grants, Institute for the Environment Travel Grants

Our Reading Series and MFA Student Organizations include the Prose Series and the Poetry Center's Poetry & Lecture Series, Infuse, WIP, and Many Voices, the MFA Organization for Students of Color.

The MFA program runs two Field Studies in Writing programs: Field Studies Southwest and Field Studies Grand Manan


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