Dear writers, As summer comes to a peak, my personal time has become more and more limited. Raising a toddler, running my own small consultancy and writing my first book means that I must say goodbye to this project. And unfortunately, I will not be able to get the audio lessons off the ground-- my… Continue reading Goodbye
The West Virginia University (Morgantown) has been added to our growing list of fully funded programs! "Our stipend is $15,650 with an additional $1000 for the first year (because we begin with a two-week pedagogy session)," says Program Director Mary Ann Samyn. Find out more about the school and see if it's a good fit for you.
The University of South Florida (Tampa) joins our growing list of fully funded programs. "All University of South Florida MFA students receive three years of full funding (tuition remission, stipend of $13,084, and health insurance) and are eligible for university travel grants," says Rita Ciresi, Director of Creative Writing. Stay tuned for an interview with… Continue reading New School Added: University of South Florida (Tampa)
Purdue University (West Lafayette), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Iowa (Iowa City), University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), and University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) are now updated. The entire site will reflect 2016 program information once these remaining schools are updated: Notre Dame, Wisconsin, and Washington St. Louis. (Art by Sarah Cain)
Affording the MFA will be updating all school information this summer. Keep this blog free and open to all writers by pitching in! How can you help? Make a donation of any amount. Why? Your donations fully and directly fund the 1) updating of current programs, 2) research on new programs and 3) interviews with directors, staff and faculty to… Continue reading Your Help Needed!
WIth six weeks left before the first round of deadlines falling around December 15, it's time to put all things aside and focus on applications. Use Thanksgiving as a deadline to finish your personal statement and manuscript. This gives you 25 days starting now! Its also recommended that you take a peek or start online applications… Continue reading 6 Weeks Left