Mason’s MFA Writing Program Ranked in Top 50
According to the new Poets & Writers issue (November/December), George Mason University’s MFA in Creative Writing Program is ranked #37 in the Top 50 programs in the country.
Though the complete list is only available in the print edition of the magazine, you can read about some of the rationale behind the rankings here.
Mason’s MFA in Creative Writing program, started in 1980, offers three concentrations. Each concentration—fiction, nonfiction, and poetry—requires 48 semester hours and takes at least three years to complete. Course work blends writing workshops with craft seminars and the study of literature. Each concentration also requires completion of a thesis (a book-length manuscript). Faculty publications total more than 65 books, and alumni and students publish with both small and major presses.
For more information about Mason’s MFA program, visit their web site.