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MFA in Creative Writing - Nonfiction

Gain a strong working knowledge of craft that creates the flexibility and confidence to work in all forms of nonfiction writing.

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Creative Writing Welcomes New Faculty Roland Merullo

Faculty Roland MerulloLesley welcomes author and creative writing professor Roland Merullo as a faculty member in the MFA in Creative Writing program.  Merullo is the author of three novels and a memoir, Revere Beach Elegy.  Learn more about Roland here.

MFA Alum Receives Fellowship for Parent Writers

Nonfiction alumna Amy Yelin (’05) was awarded the first Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellowship for parent writers, which includes a two-week residency at the Vermont Studio Center in 2014.

MFA Alum Publishes Debut Book

Scoot Weems' ('10) debut book, HA! The Science of When We Laugh and Why, has been published by Basic Books and reviewed in Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews.

MFA Alumna Pens Memoir

ALUM Frances BrownFrances Susanne Brown’s ('12) upcoming memoir, Maternal Threads (High Hill Press, forthcoming 2015), traces a hundred years of American history and four generations of women through the conduit of the mother-daughter bond. Learn more about Brown on her website.