In addition to classes in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction, students take courses in translation, book arts, creative writing pedagogy, and more from our award-winning faculty. MFA in Creative Writing fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, screenwriting Creative Writing Program :: MFA, Ph D playwriting, screenwriting MA in Creative Writing (low-res) Saint Leo University’s Master of Arts in Creative Writing gives aspiring fiction writers, essayists, memoirists, and poets the tools to begin a new phase of their creative life as a professional writer.
Other opportunities include: teaching creative writing in the community, for-credit internships, summer travel and research money, working on our two literary journals, mentoring undergraduate creative writing students, and working with a wide variety of visiting writers. Designed to be completed in just two calendar years, the 36-hour master’s degree is a low-residency program that requires three summer residencies, four semesters of study, and a book-length thesis of the student’s creative work.
Students have the opportunity to gain professional development and to work on our journal Switchback.
Merit fellowships, including a fully-funded biannual poetry fellowship, teaching assistantships, and post-graduate teaching fellowships are offered. Ph D in Creative Writing & Literature fiction, nonfiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting top of page MFA in Creative Writing fiction, nonfiction, poetry Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics MFA in Writing & Poetics; MFA in Creative Writing (low-res) fiction, poetry Mile-High MFA Regis' Mile-High MFA, is a low-residency program that lets you stay at your job and close to your family, but pushes you to make time for writing.
Our distinguished instructors are all actively published writers who serve as dedicated mentors throughout the program. Apply to join our successful community of alumni and vibrant writing community.
Leslie Scalapino Award, financial aid, and teaching assistantships available. MFA in Comics (low-res) comics, graphic novels MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts & Writing Our innovative Interdisciplinary Arts & Writing MFA is a 39-unit, two-year program, conducted in a unique hybrid format that includes on-campus, online learning, and optional summer intensives in Greece and the UK.
Students focus on fiction (including the novel), poetry, or nonfiction and may cross genres.
In small workshops and seminars students work closely with award-winning writers.
The Vera List New School Art Collection Writing Awards are bestowed annually to New School students for the best responses inspired by works in the university's art collection.
The awards were established in 1996 by the late Vera List, a life trustee of The New School, to celebrate the creative and critical thinking of New School students, and the impact of contemporary art in The New School's academic life.