Applications may be submitted online through the Graduate Admissions office. The GRE is not required. Additional required materials include: a 500-word statement of interest in our program and a writing sample, to be submitted by postal mail, as follows:
- ten pages of poetry or
- twenty to twenty-five pages of prose or
- two one-act plays or
- one full-length play
If you are applying in literary translation, you will need to demonstrate an appropriate level of fluency in a language besides English and submit previously translated work (5-10 pages) as a writing sample. Our program is small and highly competitive.
After submitting the online application, please mail your writing sample, with a copy of your personal statement, to:
Nicole Cooley, MFA Director
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597