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MFA in Creative Writing

APPLY NOW for the ONLY low-residency program in NYC

We are thrilled to announce two new concentrations of study in both Nonfiction Writing and Graphic Writing, a first of its kind program dedicated to writing comic books! Apply today! 

Our NYC location means we bring the publishing industry to our students, running daily roundtables and panel discussions with top agents, editors and publishers. Our 6-to-1 student to faculty ratio offers an intimate, focused environment for aspiring writers to flourish in our downtown Brooklyn community.

2022 Academic Year Deadlines

Winter Session:

  • October 1st (Priority Deadline)
  • December 7th (Final Deadline)

Summer Session:

  • April 1st (Priority Deadline) 
  • June 11th (Final Deadline)

 

MFA Application Requirements

Please email the following in a pdf or word file to MFA@sfc.edu
  • 10 pages of poetry, or 20 to 25 pages of fiction or nonfiction, or a full length play or graphical novel (applicants may apply in one or more genres).
  • Fiction manuscripts should be typewritten, single sided, double-spaced, numbered in the lower right-hand corner, and in Times Roman 12-point font.
  • Official transcripts of all previous undergraduate coursework.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A statement of purpose (500 words max) detailing how the applicant plans to meet the challenges of the MFA program and life as a working writer.

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