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Fall 2022 Applications

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2022.  Our application deadline is February 20, 2022. (We have extended our deadline from February 15 due to the unforeseen technical difficulties.)

To apply to our MFA program, please submit an online application to Graduate Admissions through their portal here

Then upload your writing sample to the Dropbox link below:

  • For applications in poetry, please submit 10 pages of poetry
  • For applications in prose (fiction or CNF), please submit 20-25 pages of prose
  • For applications in literary translation, follow the guidelines above depending on genre

New Opportunity!

Queens College Foundation Master’s Scholarship available to full- and part-time matriculated students demonstrating exceptional scholastic ability.

Please apply here​ for scholarships by Feb 20, 2022.


For any questions please contact Nicole Cooley, MFA Director: