Murray State MFA Program in Creative Writing

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The select and eclectic students that make up this competitive MFA program come from Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and beyond. They are professional journalists, radio announcers, television producers, professors and teachers, web designers, entertainers, parents and friends. They come to Murray State seeking a competitive, low-residency, affordable alternative to the traditional MFA program. They end up finding much more.


Winter 2014 residency photos

Summer 2013 residency photos

Winter 2013 residency photos (coming soon)

Summer 2012 residency photos

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MFA Program in Creative Writing, Murray State, Student Reading

MFA candidate Siarra Turner (pictured) reads her work aloud, 21st-century style. Turner discusses her poetry and her thesis in the featured article, "You Fancy, Huh?" published in the Murray Ledger & Times.

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