The Insider's Guide to Graduate Degrees in Creative Writing

Author:   Dr Seth Abramson (University of New Hampshire, USA)
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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9781350000407


Pages:   328
Publication Date:   14 June 2018
Format:   Paperback
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There are so many different graduate creative writing programs out there! How do I find the right one for me? Bringing together data from both Master's and doctoral creative writing programs and interviews with program applicants, students, and faculty, this is a complete practical guide to choosing a graduate creative writing program and putting together a successful application. The Insider's Guide to Graduate Degrees in Creative Writing answers frequently asked questions on such topics as: * Application prerequisites * Program sizes and durations * Funding * Acceptance rates * Cost of living * Program curricula and demographics * Workshopping techniques * Student-faculty ratios * Residency options * Postgraduate fellowship placement * Postgraduate job placement * Programs' reputations and histories The book also includes comprehensive and up-to-date hard data on the hundreds of terminal-degree graduate creative writing programs available throughout the US, UK, and internationally, making this an essential read for anyone planning to pursue a low- or full-residency graduate creative writing degree.

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Author:   Dr Seth Abramson (University of New Hampshire, USA)
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint:   Bloomsbury Academic
Weight:   0.413kg
ISBN:  

9781350000407


ISBN 10:   135000040
Pages:   328
Publication Date:   14 June 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  General/trade ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

How to Use this Book Part 1: Frequently Asked Questions 1. A Brief History of Creative Writing Programs 2. Applying to Creative Writing Programs 3. Curriculum 4. Student Cohort 5. Selectivity 6. Cost of Living 7. Funding 8. Student-Faculty Ratio 9. Assistantships 10. Application Requirements 11. Fellowship Placement 12. Job Placement Part 2: Data Tables 13. Applicant Demographics 14. Polls 15. Rankings Appendices Methodology Program Index Other Resources Index

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The Insider's Guide to Graduate Studies in Creative Writing offers a comprehensive look at what writers should expect both when applying for MFA programs in creative writing, and while enrolled in them. * Journal of Creative Writing Studies *


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Seth Abramson is Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences at the University of New Hampshire, USA. He is a prize-winning poet, the author of seven books, and the founder and series editor of Best American Experimental Writing.

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