University of Mississippi

News and Announcements

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

We welcome our INCOMING MFA CLASS OF 2017

Poets James Ardis  from Fayetteville, AR; Molly Brown from Amherst, VA; Jeffrey Lance from Lubbock, TX, and Maggie Woodward from Owensboro, KY;

Fiction writers Matt Kessler from Chicago, IL; Sam Milligan from Benton, IL; Gothataone Moeng from Serowe, Botswana, and Ashley Mullins  from Leslie, KY.

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

Former MFA, Corinna M. Schroeder, will have a book titled Inked published this year. See more here.

Read essay by former MFA, Anya Groner, for The Atlantic titled “Object Lessons” here.

Current MFA students actively publishing!

Check out Jason Harrington in Vanity Fair:

and 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.