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MFA in Creative Writing: Latin America

Creative Writing: Latin America

The application deadline for Summer 2015 is March 1, 2015.

The next residency is in Rio de Janeiro
July 18 - August 1, 2015.

Program Contact:
Gisele Firmino, 
Latin America Coordinator

We are pleased to announce Queens' latest opportunity for writers seeking to further develop their craft while being immersed in, and inspired, by the multifaceted culture of Latin America.

Each academic year of this two year low-residency program begins with an annual 15-day residency abroad, rotating annually among Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and Santiago. In addition to the program's creative writing curriculum in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, these residencies include a cultural curriculum specific to each city.

The residencies are followed by two consecutive semesters of distance learning. The program ends with a third and final graduating residency.

We offer study in five genres: fiction, young adult, creative nonfiction, poetry and writing for stage and screen.

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