Ever wish you could get the inside scoop on what MFA programs are looking for in applicants? Author Elizabeth McCracken has served on MFA juries and seen first-hand the applications that make the grade. Her Twitter page includes numerous tips for aspiring writers. Top three include: Make your writing sample shine. Short stories trump excerpts from
Antioch University Santa Barbara will launch its MFA program this winter. AUSB is a private, nonprofit undergraduate and graduate institution. The Master of Fine Arts in Writing and Contemporary Media (MFA) academic program is said to meet the needs of professional communicators.
University of Southern Maine's Stonecoast Review is gearing up for its fifth issue, which will be published in the Summer of 2016. Founded in 2013 by students and alumni of USM’s Stonecoast Creative Writing MFA program, the journal is gaining readership and popularity with more submissions to the latest issue than any previously.
I believe with all my heart that anyone who wants to write should write. Writing can take on so many forms from novels and screenplays to poetry and even graphic novels. To excel at writing, you need a combination of desire and experience. The desire comes from your heart, but the experience needs to be garnered...perhaps from a MFA program in creative