University of Mississippi

News and Announcements

We excitedly welcome our INCOMING MFA CLASS OF 2018!

Poets Aziza Barnes from Los Angeles, CA; Andrew Dally from Bethlehem, PA; Shertok Lama from Tempe, AZ; Sarah Sgro from Rye Brook, NY; Jan Verberkmoes from Eugene, OR.

Fiction writers Reginald Fontenot from Kenner, LA; Elsa Nekola from Madison, WI; Paul Watson from Lawrenceburg, KY; Peter Wong from Middleton, WI.

Here are some photos from our 2014 Holiday Party/Dirty Santa Present Swap!

Here are some photos from our Aug. 16 Welcome Party!

Current MFA students actively publishing!

Marty Cain’s article in jacket2:

Maggie Woodward’s poem in Axolotl:

Jonny Veach’s poem in Phantom Books:

Jason Harrington in Vanity Fair:

Molly McCully Brown in The Rumpus:


Former MFA, Michael Shea, receives US Fulbright Student Award.  See More HERE.

Graduate School’s Diversity Award

On behalf of the MFA program, Professor Beth Ann Fennelly is proud to accept the award from Dean John Kiss at this year’s commencement.


English Department honors creative writers with writing awards.

 See more HERE.

MFA Alumni Jake Rubin and M.O. Walsh in Graduate Student Spotlight.

See more HERE.