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All Levels. Where are you going with your writing? This workshop is for anyone interested in learning more about taking the next step toward a degree in creative writing. What is an MFA program? What are the options, and what can one expect in such a program? We’ll explore these questions and your own writing goals. If an MFA is in your future, you’ll learn how to apply to top programs and how to balance work life with writing and graduate school.
Susan V. Meyers has lived and taught in Chile, Costa Rica, and Mexico. She earned an MFA from the University of Minnesota and a PhD from the University of Arizona, and she currently directs the Creative Writing Program at Seattle University. Her fiction and nonfiction have been supported by grants from the Fulbright foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, 4Culture, Artist Trust, and the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, as well as several artists residencies. Her novel Failing the Trapeze won the Nilsen Award for a First Novel and the Fiction Attic Press Award for a First Novel, and it was a finalist for the New American Fiction Award. Other work has recently appeared in Per Contra, Calyx, Dogwood, The Portland Review, and The Minnesota Review, and it has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.