Texas State University MFA

Texas State University MFA

The Texas State University MFA Program at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas is a three-year graduate-level creative writing program in the United States. Fiction writer Tom Grimes is currently the director of the program. The faculty includes many award winning writers. It was cited by the New York Times as having a vision "to build a program that might rival the famed Iowa Writers' Workshop." The Front Porch Literary Journal is published at The Texas State MFA.

Faculty

*Cyrus Cassells, poetry.
*Dagoberto Gilb, fiction
*Tom Grimes, fiction/director of MFA program
*Roger Jones, poetry
*Debra Monroe, fiction
*Kathleen Peirce, poetry
*Steve Wilson, poetry

Mitte Chair in Creative Writing

*Ai, 2002-2003
*Tim O'Brien, 2003-2004
*Barry Hannah, 2004-2005
*Tim O'Brien, 2005-2006
*Denis Johnson, 2006-2007
*Tim O'Brien, 2007-2008

External links

* [http://mfa.english.txstate.edu/ Texas State University MFA webpage]
* [http://mfa.english.txstate.edu/PDF/nyTimes.pdf New York Times Article on the MFA Program]
* [http://www.frontporchjournal.com Front Porch Literary Journal]


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