245 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205
Main: 718.940.5300 Admissions: 718.940.5800
155 W. Roe Blvd., Patchogue, NY 11772
Main: 631.687.5100 Admissions: 631.687.4500
The Writer’s Foundry M.F.A. in Creative Writing program at our Brooklyn campus stands in Clinton Hill on the border of Fort Greene, two of the most vibrant neighborhoods in all of New York City. We seek to attract writers who dedicate themselves to excellence in all areas of literary life.
The Writer's Foundry is an intimate program that specializes in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Students work together in workshops, craft classes, symposia and master lectures. Our program takes two years to complete and boasts a flexible schedule with evening offerings tailored toward the working writer.
Each applicant is considered for a Writer’s Foundry Tuition Scholarship. This means that students will receive generous funding for the duration of their time at the Writer’s Foundry.
We hope you'll consider applying to our program. You can reach us directly at [email protected]. We look forward to connecting with you.
We look forward to reading your work.
In addition to generous tuition scholarships, all MFA students are encouraged to apply for a Foundry Fellowship during their second year. Foundry Fellows receive generous stipends to:
The Writer's Foundry faculty members Lee Clay Johnson, Cleyvis Natera and Alicia Mountain read segments of their writing while introducing prospective students to the Creative Writing MFA program at St. Joseph's University.