The MFA for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a three-year program dedicated to writing workshops and the completion of a book-length manuscript in fiction or poetry. Among the oldest and most respected MFA programs in the country, our acclaimed and aesthetically diverse faculty guide students to find their full range of artistic and literary potential.
September 06, 2016
The UMass MFA for Poets and Writers Graduate Student Organization has established a partnership with the Care Center in Holyoke in which MFA students can volunteer to plan and teach mixed-genre cre...
June 18, 2016
MFA Alumni Jane Dykema ('15) and Jung Yun ('07) were recipients of 2016 Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowships in Fiction. Jung Yun is the author of the critically aclaimed novel Shelter (Picador...