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MFA English Program

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 Holiday Party/Dirty Santa Present Swap!

Here are some photos from our August Welcome Party!

MFA students actively publishing!

Marty Cain’s article in jacket2

Jason Harrington in Vanity Fair

Molly McCully Brown in The Rumpus

Former MFA, Michael Shea, receives US Fulbright Student Award.  




Graduate School Diversity Award

On behalf of the MFA program, Professor Beth Ann Fennelly is proud to accept the award from the Dean of the Graduate School.


English Department honors creative writers with writing awards.




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