- The Northwest's Premier Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing. Join a community of independent writers—an atmosphere in which your work will flourish.
- An innovative three-year, four-residency program provides a high-quality experience at a more leisurely pace, perfect for busy professionals and those who wish to take time to develop their work's fullest potential.
- Distinguished faculty for discerning writers. Work with outstanding writers, editors, and special guests—a faculty drawn from all over the country.
- A unique outside experience component (second year) allows you to design a writing experience to enhance your own skills and interests.
- Magnificent summer weather in the shadow of Mount Rainier, accessible to Puget Sound/Olympic Peninsula recreation areas and Seattle's urban culture.
Please note: We like to hear from prospective applicants. We can send further information and/or answer questions. Please contact director, Stan Rubin, at email@example.com, giving your name, time zone, and a phone number with convenient times at which you can be reached.
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Washington State Poet Laureate
National Endowment for the Arts in Poetry
Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship
New Millennium Writings Award in Nonfiction
Independent Publisher Book Award
White Pine Press Poetry Prize
The American Poet Prize
Story Quarterly Annual
Atlantic Monthly Contest Winners
Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prizes
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