Our degree will allow you to balance academic coursework in English with the serious study of creative writing.
You’ll be offered instruction from excellent faculty in a collaborative and diverse atmosphere.
Applicants must submit: PLEASE NOTE THAT SPECIFIC APPLICATION MATERALS ARE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE CREATIVE WRITING PROGRAM IN HARDCOPY.
The applicant's writing sample should be the sent to the Creative Writing Program, not Graduate Admissions Services.
The applicant's writing sample, must be submitted in hardcopy.
Letters of recommendation are preferred in hardcopy, but may be submitted online.Graduate students with assistantships must enroll in a minimum of six credit hours each semester.The program requirements include 48 hours of study evenly divided between writing courses and literature courses designed to inform that writing.The Creative Writing Program at ASU has been able consistently to offer MFA students among the best funding packages in the nation through teaching and research assistantships, which are renewable for each of the program's three years.Additionally, in concert with the CWP, the Virginia G.Please note the two different mailing addresses below.All materials except for three copies of the manuscript and the letters of recommendation (preferred in hardcopy) should be submitted online to Graduate Admission between September 1 and January 1. Do you have a strong desire to earn a graduate degree that allows you to be creative while educating you in practical job skills?Critical reading skills are crucial in any job, and writing skills are in demand from employers in many fields.Students participate in writing workshops in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, undertake coursework in literature, and study critical theory.MFA candidates will present a creative thesis of between 45 to 120 pages, depending on genre.