Murray State MFA Program in Creative Writing

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Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing

Murray State MFA Program Hogan Scholarship


October 1 was the application deadline for those interested in beginning the program with the January 2015 residency. The next application deadline is April 1, 2015. See Applying to the Program for details. 


New Madrid is the national journal of the low-residency MFA program at Murray State University.

New Madrid Summer 2014, Artwork by Diana Behl

As a student in our MFA program, you get to serve on the New Madrid editorial team under the guidance of faculty editors. The New Madrid experience provides valuable insight into the world of literary publishing, and helps you look at your own work from the eyes of an editor. 

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