Students are typically enrolled in three courses each fall and spring; there are no summer classes.
Their backgrounds and experiences are equally diverse, and the pages they produce are likewise unique and uniquely vital. Esta es tu oportunidad de discutir tu trabajo con voces experimentadas y consolidar tu progreso literario. We look forward to hearing from you. We encourage but do not favor undergraduate degrees in Creative Writing or English.
The first cohort of Michener Fellows graduated in We offer a workshop-heavy M. We receive close to applications annually for twelve seats in our program. The Michener Center aims to be an inclusive, inspiring, and invigorating community where writers feel safe and supported to take chances on the page.
We are extremely proud that there is no hierarchy here—all students receive equal funding—and we firmly believe that our egalitarian approach fosters a higher level of work that more competitive environments suppress.
That our faculty members—resident and visiting—are as passionate about their teaching as they are their writing is of the utmost importance. There is no low-residency or part-time option.
We only accept full-time, in-residence candidates for our three-year program. Writers can complete the entire degree from anywhere in the world, as there is no residency requirement.
Some of our applicants are establishing themselves as writers, while some already have books published, but need the M.