Graduate Program

The MFA program in creative writing at Minnesota State Mankato serves exceptionally talented graduate students from around the country—and even the world—developing their work in the genres of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Candidates typically spend three years completing their coursework, their workshops, and their book-length theses. Along the way, on campus and off, they have the opportunity to grow within a rich and active community of writers, in activities such as the Good Thunder Reading Series and the Writers Bloc Open Reading Series.

Student, Alumni, & Faculty Accomplishments:
Read about recent accomplishments by our Creative Writing Program students, alumni, and faculty.

Creative Writing Publications:
Our students have the opportunity to gain editorial experience with: 


If you have any questions about any of our English Graduate Programs, please contact our Graduate Programs Director, Danielle Haque.