• The Program

    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.

UMass MFA at AWP

Mar 30, 2016

The UMASS MFA for Poets and Writers is in California this week for the AWP conference in Los Angeles. In addition to taking part in panels, reading and other events in and around AWP, you can find ...

Juniper Summer Writing Institute Accepting Applications

Feb 03, 2016

photo credit: John Solem    Hosted by the MFA for Poets & Writers, Juniper is currently accepting applications for the Summer Writing Institute and Juniper Institute for Young Writers. From Jun...

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Jung Yun '07

Jung Yun graduated from the MFA Program for Poets and Writers in 2007. Her work has appeared in Tin House, The Tin House Fiction Anthology, and The Massachusetts Review. Her debut novel, Shelter, is forthcoming from Picador in March of 2016.

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