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Georgia College & State University — English, College of Arts & Sciences

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
English, College of Arts & Sciences
Degrees Awarded:
Creative Writing (MFA)
Admissions Deadlines:

Apply in November and December with a February 1 deadline.

Admissions Cycle:

Applications are reviewed in February and March; notifications are made in March and April.

Program Start:
August, Fall Semester
Program Founded:
April, 2006


The three-year Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing program offers workshops with award-winning faculty writers in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction and memoir. The MFA Program at Georgia College is the only graduate creative writing program in the country to participate in the Peace Corps Fellows Program. Peace Corps Fellows who are accepted to the MFA program are awarded fellowships that relate to their experience and training in the Peace Corps. Peace Corps Fellows help to organize and mentor the Georgia College Early College working-in-the-schools project.


The MFA engages students in creative writing across the writing genres, teaching undergraduates, working on the English Department journals, and participating in a community outreach program for writing.

For more specific information on this program, see the MFA Program web pages http://mfa.gcsu.edu and http://www.gcsu.edu/creativewriting/peacecorpfellows.htm  or contact: Martin Lammon, MFA Program Campus Box 44 Georgia College & State University Milledgeville, GA 31061 478-445-3508 Martin.lammon@gcsu.edu


1) Graduate Application; 2) Writing Portfolio in your primary genre (fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction/memoir); 3) Statement of purpose (about two pages, typed, double-spaced); 4) Three letters of recommendation; 5) Resume; 6) One copies of ALL official undergraduate or graduate transcripts.

For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Martin Lammon

MFA in Creative Writing Program
Campus Box 44, GCSU
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

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