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Inconsistent Information About MFA Program Funding

The following creative writing MFA programs are listed as fully funded on the Poets & Writers MFA Programs Database, but do not meet The Workshop's definition of a fully funded MFA in creative writing.

2014, Archives, June 2014, The MFA Years

Minda Honey Introduction (University of California, Riverside ’17)

I am a woman blessed with default happiness. I wake up every morning happy. I end every day in my bed happy. The only things that interfere with this general state of happiness are temporary, situations and events in my life. I used this knowledge coupled with the fact that time always passes faster when you have something to look forward to to develop a plan. Thought by thought, I threaded together my own lifeline: I would apply to creative writing MFA programs.

2014, Archives, May 2014, The MFA Years

Whittier Strong (University of Alaska Fairbanks ’17) Introduction

My journey to the creative writing MFA is convoluted, and intimately tied up in my personal history. You see, I’m almost 40, so I lived a lot of life before I decided to pursue an MFA. I grew up in Bloomington, Indiana. I was born to lower-class parents who had little understanding of college in… Continue reading Whittier Strong (University of Alaska Fairbanks ’17) Introduction