Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

A Top 4 ranked low residency program offering courses in Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, and Popular Fiction
Stonecoast MFA Program

The Stonecoast Commitment

One of the nation's most diverse, exciting, and rigorous low-residency MFA programs, the Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing offers a superbly comprehensive yet thoroughly individualized two-year graduate education in the art of writing.

News & Events

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PORTLAND, Maine – A digital, daily culture and lifestyle magazine based out of New York City has listed the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program as one of 15 “LGBTQ-friendly graduate programs in creative writing” in the U.S.
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Voices of Stonecoast - The Student Experience

“Becoming My Own Favorite Writer": Stonecoast students on Stonecoast