Today, The New School continues to celebrate and cultivate daring and diverse new voices through its creative writing program.
Our MFA database includes essential information about low- and full-residency graduate creative writing programs in the United States and other English-speaking countries to help you decide where to apply.
The Creative Writing Program offers the MFA degree, with a concentration in either poetry or fiction.
MFA students pursue intensive study with distinguished faculty committed to creative and intellectual achievement.
Hempstead is located just 25 miles from New York City, in close proximity to some of the world’s greatest museums, libraries, theaters, cultural centers, and concert halls.
The location of the University allows students to take advantage of the extraordinary vitality of the literary and publishing world – readings and talks galore in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, as well as those taking place at Hofstra.
At the heart of our program are workshops, craft courses, and literature seminars led by a distinguished faculty of actively publishing writers of international reputation.
We believe in the power of language to embody everything human and that an empathic imagination can and must go where it pleases.
The MFA program is part of the Hofstra University Department of English, a vital and diverse academic community of active and publishing literary scholars, engaged and talented professionals in our Publishing Studies program, and a notable Creative Writing faculty including Degree work may be completed in a two- or three-year timeframe.
Most of our classes, workshops, and readings are scheduled from - p.m., Monday through Thursday.