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 Big "What If"

What if you take a flexible graduate program model, hire a world-class faculty of writer/teachers, and encourage students to personalize their curriculum?

News & Events

Stonecoast MFA Joins Local Authors to Commemorate World Refugee Day “The Power to Tell a Story” is a free public event being held at East End Community School in Portland, Maine on June 16, 2015 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Local authors and poets include Mikhu Paul Anderson, Jaed Coffin, Terry Farish, Reza Jalali, Maria Testa, and local rapper OD Bonny. Authors will read a short section of their writing and will also participate in a community discussion.
The American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) presented the M. Elizbeth Osborn Award to Guest Faculty member Tom Coash for his play "Veils."
Intisar (actress Donnetta Lavinia Grays) peers through the garment she wears to a demonstration in Portland Stage’s world premiere of a work by playwright Tom Coash. Photos by Aaron Flacke
Guest Faculty Tom Coash is one of six finalists for the American Theatre Critics Association’s New Play Award.

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