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MFA in Creative Writing

APPLY NOW for the ONLY low-residency program in NYC

Brooklyn is Online!

Our summer 2021 virtual residency will run online from July 5th to July 25th.

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.


Summer 2021

  • Application Deadline: June 11th
    • Guaranteed Priority Registration
    • 1:1 Appointment with Graduate Program Director Upon Enrollment
    • Limited Edition SFC Gear Upon Enrollment


MFA Application Requirements

Please email the following in a pdf or word file to
  • 10 pages of poetry, or 20 to 25 pages of fiction, or a full length play (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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