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MFA in Creative Writing - Poetry

Students pursuing a graduate concentration in Poetry explore multiple modes and methods of the genre in order to develop a personalized depth to their work.

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Graduate Arts and Social Sciences Programs Open House


April 16, 2016
10:00 am–1:00 pm

Creative Writing, Counseling, Clinical Mental Health: Expressive Therapies (Art, Music, Drama, Dance/Movement, and Expressive Arts), International Higher Education and Intercultural Relations, and Mindfulness
Learn how a graduate degree can help you take your passion and expertise to new heights.

MFA in Creative Writing Residency Visit Day

CW Female Student Smiling ClassroomJanuary 9, 2016
9:00 am–1:30 pm

Get an inside look at the MFA in Creative Writing Program. Join us for part of the MFA in Creative Writing Residency, where you'll attend an information session and sit in on a seminar with current students. Learn more and RSVP.

Lesley Poet Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Faculty Cate MarvinPoet and MFA faculty Cate Marvin is the winner of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship for her exceptional capacity for productive scholarship and creative ability in the arts.  Marvin says her best verse mines 'high voltage, high pressure situations,' to say things that 'can't be said.'  Read more. 

Poet Adrian Matejka Joins Creative Writing Faculty

Faculty Adrian MatejkaPoet and scholar Adrian Matejka has joined the Creative Writing program as part of the poetry genre faculty.  Adrian is a professor of English at Indiana University Bloomington, and the author of three books of poetry, including The Big Smoke, published in 2013.  Learn more about Adrian here.