Getting Personal with Your Personal Statement

Date & Time:
Monday, December 6, 2021 - 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

What exactly is a personal statement and what do I need to include? 

Fiction faculty Lysley Tenorio will lead an overview of the personal statement portion of your application, including the purpose, content, and style & tone.

Tenorio is the author of the novel The Son of Good Fortune and the short story collection Monstress, named a book of the year by the San Francisco Chronicle. His stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Zoetrope: All-Story, Ploughshares, and elsewhere.

Pre Register at the link below for this workshop and we can keep you updated with the latest MFA news and upcoming workshops! 

An application fee waiver will be provided to those who attend.

Priority deadline for admissions is December 10th and the final application deadline is January 31st.


Lesley Tenorio, Application ws F '21