Writing Programs

Whether you’re looking for a creative writing program that leads to an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree at a US or international school, and whether you want a residency or low-residency program, here you’ll find easily searchable listings of our selection of the most worthwhile programs. The listings include links to author bios and works by each program’s graduates and by current and former faculty members who are published in Narrative.


Format: 11/13/2019
Format: 11/13/2019
Albion College

Albion College

BA
ALBION, MI
When studying literature, you’ll learn both the long narrative of literary history and the careful scrutiny of particular genres, periods, authors, and ideas. When studying writing, you’ll work toward a mastery of language, including critical reading, rigorous analysis, and the creation of art.
Narrative Author Faculty: Ryan Walsh
American University

American University

MFA
WASHINGTON, DC
This three-year, forty-eight-credit-hour MFA program integrates writing, literary journalism, translation, and the study of literature to prepare students for a range of career possibilities. Write, give feedback, and receive guidance from a close-knit community of respectful peers and faculty.
Narrative Author Graduates: Valzhyna Mort
Antioch University

Antioch University

MFA, BA
LOS ANGELES, CA
Our low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program is devoted not only to the education of literary artists but to community engagement and the pursuit of social justice. The program features one-on-one mentoring with a variety of successful, publishing writers and includes instruction in craft, revision, and critical reading and thinking skills.

Narrative Author Faculty: Victoria Chang, Jenny Factor, Emily Rapp,
Narrative Author Graduates: Yuvi Zalkow
Arizona State University

Arizona State University

MFA
TEMPE, AZ
Through small classes, intimate workshops, and practicum, or one-to-one mentoring, the centuries-old apprenticeship model thrives within the New American University. The program requirements include forty-eight hours of study evenly divided between writing courses and literature courses designed to inform that writing.
Attic Institute Atheneum Master Writing Program

Attic Institute Atheneum Master Writing Program

CERTIFICATE
PORTLAND, OR
The program includes independent study under close faculty supervision, receptions, public readings, and discussion, selected readings, and other Atheneum events created around good food and great conversation, dialogue, and community. Plus, an end-of-program urban retreat to focus on your future writing goals.
Narrative Author Faculty: Marc Kaufman
Augustana College

Augustana College

BA
ROCK ISLAND, IL
Augustana offers a major and minor in English, a major in teaching English, a major in English with a writing emphasis, and a creative writing major and minor.
Narrative Author Faculty: Rebecca Wee
Narrative Author Graduates: Jodie Marion