Overview Our program at Dominican is the only true low-residency MFA in Creative Writing in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Rather than offering weekend classes or a build-your-own degree program, Dominican's MFA program offers a traditional MFA with two jam-packed residencies per year in June and January and year-round distance mentorship with our renowned faculty.
[-] Overview Based in the childhood home of Oscar Wilde at 1 Merrion Square and delivered in association with the Irish Writers’ Centre, the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing offers aspiring or published writers a one-year course of study which examines the process and practice of producing prose fiction.
The work of the last two years’ classes has included pieces that were shortlisted for the Penguin Ireland Short Story Competition, twice longlisted for the Fish Short Story Competition, and two students who were selected as finalists in the IWC Novel Fair.
Consideration is given to the intellectual, psychological, economic and cultural influences that underpin and drive the creative writing process....
[-] The MLitt in Creative Writing develops original work while providing a critical and creative study in either poetry or prose.Students work one-on-one with a faculty mentor who provides extensive feedback on their work in a series of scheduled meetings.The thesis may be a novel, a collection of stories, a poetry collection, a collection of creative nonfiction, or a purposeful combination of these genres....You’ll also develop skills in listening, editing and peer feedback....[-] There are Scholarships and Aids options To the scarce academic offer that is detected in the field of creation, is added the absence of ambitious curricula that address the trade of writing from an eminently practical and interdisciplinary approach.Master of Creative Writing students combine the study of master writers and their works with practical methodologies for creative thinking and idea generation to develop the key knowledge and skills in their field.Most Master of Creative Writing programs will require students to complete a Masters thesis project at some point during their studies - typically nearing the end in the program.Creative writing professionals find rewarding careers in numerous sectors, such as broadcasting, entertainment, the Web, media, academia, publishing and more.Offered at universities and academic institutions in countries around the world, Master of Creative Writing programs are ideal for returning students with work experience in a range of fields, as well as recent Bachelor's graduates seeking to build additional qualifications.The MLitt offers technically oriented tuition by contemporary authors with an emphasis on best practice in contemporary writing.The MLitt in Creative Writing is a one-year taught programme run by the School of English.