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MFA in Creative Writing: Low-Residency

Ranked among the top low-residency MFA creative writing programs in the country, Lesley’s MFA Program in Creative Writing nurtures and challenges your literary promise through rich mentor relationships and interdisciplinary study.

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Spotlight: Leland Cheuk '08


Learn why 'cancer has been a weird blessing' for the MFA in Creative Writing alum and author of The Misadventures of Sulliver Pong.

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Lesley Welcomes Visiting Writer ZZ Packer

ZZ Packer Visiting WriterAcclaimed children's author ZZ Packer will join the MFA in Creative Writing program for its 2016 winter residency, January 8 - 16th.  Packer will engage in dialogs with students and faculty, and will be featured as part of the annual residency readings.  The readings are open to the public.  For more information, contact Jana Van Der Veer at