MFA in Creative Writing

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<p>Study with world class faculty</p>

Study with world class faculty

Priority Deadline Dec 10th
<p>Graduate Student Reading Series</p>

Graduate Student Reading Series

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<p>Stellar Alumni</p>

Stellar Alumni

The Accolades
21 Years of Mentoring Emerging Writers.

The MFA Program in Creative Writing is a two-year course of study leading to the MFA degree in creative nonfiction, fiction, or poetry. An optional third year in an alternate genre is available. After 20 years the SMC MFA in Creative Writing continues to thrive, distinguishing itself by its award winning faculty, its stellar alumni, and its development opportunities for students in teaching, publishing, and community engagement. Each entering student receives some form of scholarship, fellowship, or waiver. Priority deadline for admissions is December 10th (fee waiver included) and final deadline for admissions is January 31st ($50 application fee).


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Afternoon Conversation with Ethan Nosowsky

Watch Ethan Nosowsky at his Afternoon Craft Conversation for the MFA in Creative Writing Program.

MFA Faculty Reading

Listen to the first creative writing reading series with Brenna McNab (2011) introducing: Marilyn Abildskov, Wesley Gibson, Rosemary Graham, Brenda Hillman, Christopher Sindt, Lysley Tenorio, and Matthew Zapruder.

Nestor Gomez Reading

Alumnus Nestor Gomez recently had a reading at Sam's Grill to help support the MFA in Creative Writing fundraiser event. 



Gillian Hamel, MFA Poetry '11

Gillian (Poetry, '11) has a book forthcoming in early 2017 through Called Back Books. Also run by Alumna Sharon Zetter (Poetry, '09).

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