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: 09/19/2019
Format: 09/19/2019
New England College

New England College

MFA
HENNIKER, NH
The MFA’s academic model is studio/research: integrating substantial work in the academic study and creative production of literary art. Students are individually mentored by accomplished, award‐winning faculty members who are among the most compelling writers in their genres, and who also are known for their excellence in teaching.
Narrative Author Faculty: Peggy Orenstein
New Mexico Highlands University

New Mexico Highlands University

MA, BA
LAS VEGAS, NM
The mission of the department of English and Philosophy is to provide quality education leading to intellectual growth and professional success. Majors and minors are offered in English and professional writing. The program is committed to preserving, interpreting, and promoting the unique multicultural heritage of the region.
Narrative Author Faculty: Tyler Mills
New York University

New York University

MFA
NEW YORK, NY
The MFA in Creative Writing is designed to offer students an opportunity to concentrate more intensively on their writing and to choose, from a wider selection, those courses that will best help them develop as writers.
Northeastern University

Northeastern University

MA
BOSTON, MA
The Graduate Program in English includes three degrees: the PhD, the master’s, and the PlusOne (BA/MA), open to current undergraduate English majors. All three degree options are grounded in the study of British and American literature through the most current modes of humanistic inquiry, and in the disciplines of writing and rhetoric. 
Narrative Author Faculty: Scott Challener
Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University

MA
DEKALB, IL
At the MA level, we offer seven concentrations: British and American literature; film and literature; literature and rhetoric/composition; rhetoric and professional writing; English education; linguistics; and TESOL.
Narrative Author Faculty: Amy Newman
Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University

MFA, MA, BA
MARQUETTE, MI
The program offers three areas of specialization or tracks: fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The master of fine arts is a terminal degree that will serve students seeking careers in writing, higher education teaching, publishing, and related fields.
Narrative Author Graduates: Emily Walter Seitz