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Spalding University
of Louisville, Kentucky

brief-residency MFA in Writing

Ideally suited to the writing life

• study with a great community of writers in Louisville or abroad*
• write in your own home

Spalding University's four-semester, brief-residency MFA in Writing offers

An intellectually stimulating and emotionally supportive educational experience

A diverse and close-knit community of faculty and students

Unparalleled flexibility and individually tailored graduate study

Each semester begins with a 10-day residency in Louisville or abroad,* after which students return home to study independently with a faculty mentor.

Students may customize the location, season, and pace of their studies. The same amount of writing is required in each option.

*The summer residency abroad takes place in such locations as Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Paris, Rome/Tuscany, London/Bath, Galway/Dublin.

Where Every Individual
Talent Is Nurtured

Program Director
Sena Jeter Naslund
author of Ahab's Wife, Four Spirits,
Abundance, A Novel of Marie Antoinette
and Adam & Eve

MFA Faculty  
Dianne Aprile
Julie Brickman
Louella Bryant
Sheila Callaghan
K. L. Cook
Debra Kang Dean
Philip F. Deaver
Kathleen Driskell
Robert Finch
Charles Gaines
Kirby Gann
Richard Goodman
Rachel Harper
Roy Hoffman
Silas House
Helena Kriel
Robin Lippincott
Jody Lisberger
Nancy McCabe
Joyce McDonald
Maureen Morehead
Eleanor Lincoln Morse
Sena Jeter Naslund
Lesléa Newman
Kira Obolensky
Elaine Neil Orr
Greg Pape
Molly Peacock
John Pipkin
Brad Riddell
Eric Schmiedl
Charles Schulman
Jeanie Thompson
Neela Vaswani
Luke Wallin
Mary Yukari Waters
Crystal Wilkinson
Sam Zalutsky

For complete bios, click here.

Contact MFA

For enrollment information contact
(502) 873-4401
(800) 896-8941 x 4401

Spalding University
851 S. Fourth St.
Louisville, KY 40203
FAX: (502) 992-2409

Spalding University
Spalding University traces its roots back to 1814 when the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth established Nazareth Academy in Nazareth, Kentucky.

In 1971, Spalding University became an independent, private, coeducational, urban institution.

Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Spalding University is well known for its innovative programs.

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