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MFA in Creative Writing and Literary Translation

Admissions

Admissions

Applications for Fall 2014 Admission to the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation will be due February 15, 2014.

Applications may be submitted online through the Graduate Admissions office.  Additional materials include: a 500-word statement of interest in our program and a writing sample as follows:

  • ten page of poetry or
  • 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.

In addition to the online application, please send your writing sample and statement of interest to:

Nicole Cooley, MFA Director
English Department
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597


 

 

 Office Information

 
Nicole Cooley, MFA Director
Creative Writing and Literary Translation
Department of English
Office: Klapper 702
Phone: 718-997-4671


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Fall 2014 Events

Literary Legacies
Lynn Emanuel and Terrance Hayes
Q&A facilitated by Zakia Henderson-Brown
Co-sponsored by The Poetry Society of America
Wednesday, October 8, 6:30 pm
Klapper Hall, Godwin-Ternbach Museum

A Reading by Novelist Maud Casey
Co-sponsored by Writing at Queens
Thursday, October 23, 6:30 pm
Klapper Hall, Godwin-Ternbach Museum

Maud Casey Poster

Reading Across Cultures:
Poetry and Conversation
Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Willie Perdomo
Q&A facilitated by John Murillo
Co-sponsored by Cave Canem Foundation
Monday, November 10, 6:30 pm
Klapper Hall, Godwin-Ternbach Museum

Book Launch for
Guillaume de Fonclare's Inside My Own Skin
Translated by Yves Henri Cloarec
Winner of the 2014 Loose Translations Award
Thursday, December 4, 6:30 pm
Klapper Hall, Godwin-Ternbach Museum

MFA Program in Creative Writing &
Literary Translation Open House
Wednesday, December 10, 5 pm
Klapper Hall 710

All events are free and open to the public.
Readings will be followed by receptions and book signings.

 
 

 

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