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CalArts’ Creative Writing MFA Program Is Seeking Applications for Fall 2020

The two-year master’s degree is designed for writers who want to push beyond traditional boundaries and discover new modes of expression through language.

CalArts School of Critical Studies – Afraid of Nothing

CalArts’ MFA Creative Writing Program—a two-year master’s degree dedicated to fostering the experimental impulse, is seeking applicants for Fall 2020.  A non-tracking program that allows students the freedom to study across genre and form, CalArts MFA Creative Writing Program is designed for writers who want to push beyond traditional boundaries and discover new modes of expression through language. With new faculty members Michael Leong and Anthony McCann, and exciting guests including the 2020 Katie Jacobson Writer in Residence, John Keene, there’s never been a better time to apply.

Centered in the storied creative laboratory that is CalArts—an electric community of boundary-pushing visual and performing artists—the program’s rigorous courses can be supplemented by enriching electives from across the institute. CalArts incredible faculty, stellar reading series, and genre-busting literary magazine, SubLevel, afford our students the opportunity to work and study with some of the most exciting writers publishing today. Postgraduate professional development opportunities such as teaching fellowships, and artist residencies, gird our graduates for the demands of life as a working writer.

Substantial institute scholarships and teaching opportunities are available to qualified domestic and international applicants.

For more information, visit criticalstudies.calarts.edu/creative-writing or to schedule a class visit, contact Seth Blake at [email protected].