This page provides a detailed course of study for the Creative Writing MFA program. For more information about the program, contact the Director of Polk School of Communication Robin Hemley.
MFA IN CREATIVE WRITING (36 credits)
PROCESS & TECHNIQUES COURSES
Required: All three of the following.
Required: 12 credits from the following.
ENGLISH ELECTIVE WITH RESEARCH COMPONENT
POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
In addition to the course requirements listed above, Teaching Assistants are required to take English 646 Individual & Small Group Writing Instruction. Teaching Fellows are required to take English 700 Practicum in the Teaching of Writing.
Students in the MFA Program have the opportunity to intern or volunteer at a variety of cultural organizations and events, such as the PEN World Voices Festival, the National Book Foundation, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and others. Contact Jessica Hagedorn for further information.
Students also have the opportunity to work in a variety of volunteer positions at the Poetry Project. Contact Lewis Warsh for more information.
The following are literary events and awards specifically relevant to the Creative Writing MFA Program:
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