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Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing


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Available at the Milledgeville Campus

The master of fine arts in creative writing degree prepares artists - in this case, short story writers, playwrights, novelists, poets, and other writers - to study their craft seriously and create publishable works in their respective genres. Although students in the program will typically focus on one genre, they are expected and encouraged to explore at least one other genre.

Contact Information          
Dr. Martin Lammon
Graduate Coordinator for MFA Program
Department of English and Rhetoric
Georgia College & State University
Campus Box 44
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-3509
mfa@gcsu.edu

Graduate Admissions
Georgia College & State University
Campus Box 107
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-6289
Fax: 478-445-1336
grad-admit@gcsu.edu

Application Deadline
February 1 - Fall Semester Admittance Only
For further details, see the MFA Home Page

Application for Admission
Students may Apply Online or Apply by Mail 

Transcripts
One official copy of all transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions should be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office at the time of application or at least eight weeks prior to the start of classes.

Writing Portfolio
Submit up to 10 poems (typed, single-spaced); OR submit no more than 25 pages (typed, double-spaced) of short fiction or essays; OR chapter(s) from a longer work of fiction or creative nonfiction. The Writing Portfolio is submitted directly to Dr. Lammon.

Statement of Purpose
Submit a 500-word essay (typed, double-spaced) in which you discuss expectations and goals for your writing, as well as any other relevant points you may wish to make regarding your studies in the MFA program. The Statement of Purpose is submitted directly to Dr. Lammon.

Letters of Recommendation
Submit three letters of recommendation from teachers or other references able to comment on your creative writing and your potential for successful graduate study to the Graduate Admission Office.

Health Forms
Students are required to submit immunization records.
The Certificate of Immunization (pdf) requires a physician's signature.

Information about Graduate Assistantships

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