The MFA is a creative writing low residency program that combines 10-day residencies with on-line coursework.
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FDU MFA YA Faculty Member Eliot Schrefer’s NYTimes OpEd Piece

Have you read Fairleigh Dickinson University MFA YA faculty member Eliot Schrefer's NYTimes OpEd piece, “Junior Varsity is Where the Work Gets Done"? Eliot writes: Under the current rules, Y.A. literature doesn’t have official limits as far as appropriateness and tone. Instead, if there is one truism...

05 Apr 2016 Posted by Gracelyn Weaver in Alumni Profiles, Faculty Advice, faculty news, publications, Worth Reading no comments

FDU MFA Features YA Faculty Member Coe Booth

The Fairleigh Dickinson University low residency MFA program is thrilled to feature YA faculty member Coe Booth. Coe Booth was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. In 1996 and 1998 respectively, she earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in psychology, and then began working...

21 Mar 2016 Posted by Gracelyn Weaver in faculty news no comments

FDU MFA Faculty to Present at AWP16: Learning the Craft of Children’s Literature in an Adult World

Learning the Craft of Children’s Literature in an Adult World Eliot Schrefer, Donna Freitas, Rebecca Chace, Kathi Appelt, Rene Steinke As more writing programs add children’s and YA tracks within larger pools of MFA students, it’s not easy to figure out how best to teach—and learn—the craft...