Today's topic: the master of fine arts (mfa) degree in creative writing and its impact on literary culture every year when poets & writers magazine releases its annual ranking of creative writing mfa—and now, phd—programs, the web explodes with i have an mfa from george mason university. Brittany kerfoot received a ba in english and an mfa in creative writing from george mason university she has since worked as a copywriter, technical writer, editor, and freelancer her nonfiction work has been featured in brit + co, thrillist, headspace, the establishment, and the fix, among others her fiction and poetry. All applicants for graduate study at george mason university must meet the admission standards specified in the admission chapter of the university catalog chss graduate admissions is self-managed you are responsible for submitting all required application materials by the posted deadline review your program's. While the study of creative writing enhances abilities that are key to many professional activities, our program also successfully prepares students who choose to pursue graduate work in creative writing our graduates have been accepted into mfa programs at bennington college, george mason university, hollins. Major degree levels offered writing master of fine arts (mfa) degrees awarded master's degrees 22 doctoral degrees not reported program in creative writing college of humanities and social sciences george mason university director phone: 703-993-2763 fax: 703-993-1161 email: wmiller @gmuedu.
For the creative arts, and the community of writers at squaw valley a regular contributor to magazines such as gulf coast, arts & letters, hobart, make, and instant city, he lives near washington, dc and is the nonfiction visiting writer in the mfa program at george mason university “before i started my mfa at iowa. Teacher, writer, editor, and book designer with research interest in the intersection of computational methods and the processes of reading and writing education mfa, creative writing george mason university fairfax, virginia 2017 bs, theatre arts bradley university peoria, illinois 2008 teaching experience. The mfa program in creative writing is nationally ranked and our graduates are the recipients of many distinguished awards and fellowships including readings at georgetown, howard, johns hopkins, george mason, george washington, american university, and the pen/faulkner, and a variety of local bookstores. Creative writing undergraduate major at uc berkeley - administered by the office of undergraduate and interdisciplinary studies below is a list of selected creative writing graduate programs offered by other colleges and universities: antioch george mason university - fairfax, virginia creative writing mfa.
George mason underneath the mango tree writes in hi, tom, thanks for the blog, it continues to be of great help i have mfa fiction offers from george i'm a fan of the george mason program, umt maureen, director of creative writing, is an awesome and helpful woman, one of the nicest i've met. The graduate creative writing program at george mason university, one of the oldest mfa programs in the country, has earned a national reputation here you will learn from a diverse, dedicated faculty whose writing has been honored by the american academy of arts and letters, the guggenheim foundation, the lannan. Skilled in search engine optimization (seo), freelance writing, content management systems (cms), blogging, and technical writing master of fine arts (mfa) in creative writing and bachelor of arts in english from george mason university writing featured in thrillist, brit + co, racked, the establishment, and the fix,.
The department of english offers a bachelor of fine arts in creative writing, one of only 30 bfas in creative writing nationwide with three concentrations to choose from (fiction, poetry, nonfiction), the bfa is structured to give students ample opportunity to learn to write and think creatively while also developing vocational. Because no one asked me to, i devised a system to rank creative writing graduate programs in the us in order to provide an alternative to the controversial rankings the p&w rankings are really the least of what he and the mfa handbook have accomplished 24 george mason university (374, 52.
Ba george mason university, 1997 he serves as the faculty advisor for meridian, the semiannual literary magazine founded and edited by students in the mfa program in creative writing at the university of going to see the elephant: pieces of a writing life, by george garrett, texas review press, august 2002. Note: i teach creative writing to undergraduates and am often approached by students who want to know whether they should get an mfa and how they sh finally, i have the degree myself, from george mason university, with a specialization in fiction writing for proof that the master of fine arts in. The nonfiction mfa at george mason university is a three-year program that combines a strong foundation in the study of the field and the writer's craft with writing workshops and one-on-one meetings with a faculty member over the past decade we have consistently been ranked as one of the top programs in the nation,. The mfa in creative writing is a three-year residency program offering tracks in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry students in the program are members of a literary community that includes a student-organized program of readings, potluck dinners with faculty, three journals, a student-run publisher—stillhouse press— and the.
Stephanie vanderslice, phd, mfa professor of creative writing, and director arkansas writers mfa workshop [email protected] thompson hall 303 (501) 450-3340 degree: phd, english, university of southwestern louisiana mfa, creative writing, george mason university ba, connecticut college teaching. George mason university creative writing mfa and bfa, fairfax, virginia 389 likes this is the official page for the mfa in creative writing program.