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Table of Contents

Below is the Table of Contents page for the Creative Writing MFA Handbook...

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Preface….. 4

Chapter 1: The Basics..... 7

Chapter 2: What to Look For In a Creative Writing Program..... 17
Chapter 2A: Criteria..... 20

Chapter 3: The Programs….. 29
Chapter 3A: Note to Program Directors..... 43

Chapter 4: The Application Process….. 46
Chapter 4A: Application Checklist..... 64

Chapter 5: Decision Time….. 64

Chapter 6: Your Creative Writing Program….. 71
Chapter 6A: The Low-Residency Experience: An Interview with Scott McCabe….. 81
Chapter 6B: The Workshop….. 83
Chapter 6C: Your Teaching….. 87
Chapter 6D: Publishing in Literary Journals….. 90

Afterword: “Counterpoint: A Guide to the MFA and Beyond from an Outsider Who Became an Insider” by Adam Johnson….. 93

Appendix A: Interviews….. 99
Appendix B: Links to Reading Lists….. 115
Appendix C: Helpful Online Sources….. 117

Appendix D: List of Programs….. 122
Appendix D1: Masters Programs in Creative Writing..… 123
Appendix D2: Ph.D. Writing Programs..... 157
Appendix D3: Low-Residency MFA Programs….. 162
Appendix D4: Graduate Writing Programs outside the U.S…… 166

Acknowledgements….. 173