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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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Steven Cramer Receives Mass Cultural Council Fellowship

Faculty Steven CramerSteven Cramer, Associate Professor and Director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing, has been selected to receive a $10,000 Artist Fellowship in Poetry from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Two hundred and eighty Massachusetts poets applied for the fellowship, which was awarded to six fellows. Read more.

MFA Alum Jasmine Warga Signs two-book deal with Harper Collins

Student Jasmine WargaAlumna Jasmine Warga, ‘12, has signed a contract with Harper Collins for her debut YA novel, My Heart and Other Black Holes, as well as for a second, as-yet-untitled book. Learn more.

M.F.A. Faculty Member Wins Hippocrates Award

Faculty Rafael CampoMFA in Creative Writing Faculty member Rafael Campo (poetry), is the 2013 first-place recipient of the Hippocrates Open International Prize for Poetry and Medicine for his poem Morbidity and Mortality Rounds.  Read More.