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Creative Writing

A two year master of fine arts degree rooted in the study and creation of literature that reaches toward the other arts with the goal of presenting students with a wide range of aesthetic approaches and models for being a writer. Students may specialize in Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, as well as multi‐genre, multi‐media, or hybrid forms of literary art.


Program Address

Department of English
161 Voorhies Hall
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Jan 5, 2019
Space Available: 
Jun 1, 2019
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 5, 2019

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. Plan I


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Department Chair
  • English
  • 10/01/2018 to 06/30/2019
  • Program Chair
  • English
  • 07/01/2018

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • English
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: General
  • English
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • English
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2020

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies