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: 10/22/2019
Format: 10/22/2019
Ohio State University

Ohio State University

MFA, BA
COLUMBUS, OH
We offer workshops in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction for undergraduate and graduate students. The MFA program, launched in 1992, is a three-year, fully funded program of study.
Narrative Author Faculty: Kathy Fagan
Narrative Author Graduates: Erin Belieu, Alexandra Salerno
Ohio University

Ohio University

MA
ATHENS, OH
The department of English offers a master’s degree that can serve either as preparation for a PhD and a career in English studies, or as an extension of education in the liberal arts beyond the bachelor’s degree.
Narrative Author Faculty: Eric LeMay
Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University

MFA, BA
NORFOLK, VA
In addition to taking workshops and craft courses with the MFA faculty, our students take courses with dynamic faculty who have expertise in American, British, and world literature, as well as literary theory, film studies, and rhetoric.
Narrative Author Faculty: Luisa A. Igloria
Narrative Author Graduates: Natalie Diaz
Oregon State University

Oregon State University

MFA
CORVALLIS, OR
MFA students take a four-credit literature or craft course, along with the four-credit workshop in their genre (poetry, fiction, or nonfiction), and four credit hours of thesis advising, for a total of twelve credits each quarter.
Narrative Author Faculty: Wayne Harrison
Narrative Author Graduates: Michael Wasson