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Dr. Martin Lammon
Coordinator of
the MFA Program
Campus Box 44, GCSU
Milledgeville, GA 31061
mfa@gcsu.edu

Or phone: 478-445-4581
Department of English and Rhetoric

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The MFA Program at Georgia College is located in historic downtown Milledgeville.

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Member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. 

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Our national literary journal, edited by MFA students and faculty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Good MFA Program is Hard to Find

Available at the Milledgeville Campus

 

The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program offers workshops with award-winning faculty writers in creative nonfiction and memoir, poetry and fiction; students may write the thesis in fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. (We also offer a scriptwriting workshop and students may take this course as an elective).

Unlike some other MFA programs, we not only encourage students to work in other genres, we require our students to take at least one workshop in a genre other than their thesis genre. In addition to workshops, students take creative writing seminars in Poetry & Poetics or Prose Forms, pedagogy classes on the teaching of writing, as well as other courses on literature and special topics.

Our 42-hour program is designed to be a three-year program (although other options may be possible) and most students follow a plan that emphasizes course work in the first year and thesis work in the second and third years.

We welcome you to learn more about our admission application process and opportunities for graduate assistantships and other financial aid. 

What’s New in Our Program

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Each year our Visiting Writers Series welcomes both distinguished and exciting new writers to campus for readings, class visits and other special events. To learn more about writers coming this year, please see our Visiting Writers page.

 

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Arts & Letters PRIME is the new digital supplement to our national literary journal, Arts & Letters, the print issue published fall and spring. Produced and edited by MFA program faculty and students, Arts & Letters has been publishing since 1999.

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Our program is proud to welcome accomplished writer Miah Arnold as the newest member of our faculty. She is the author of the novel Sweet Land of Bigamy. Her essay "You Owe Me" (originally published by Michigan Quarterly Review) appears in Best American Essays 2012. She joins us from the University of Houston where she earned her Ph.D.  

Would you like to see for yourself what we’re all about? Contact the MFA program and we’ll help you set up a visit.

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ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, residential learning communities, study abroad and myriad internships.

Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.

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