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Master of Fine Arts in Fiction and Non-Fiction

This guide is intended to help you identify and locate resources in the MFA program.

Scholarly Criticism

Literary Magazines

(Held in Periodicals Shelves by Title)

AGNI (2007-present): “Includes fiction, poetry, essays and reviews by established and emerging writers, including Derek Walcott, Rosanna Warren, Noam Chomsky, and Jill McCorkle”. 

Creative Nonfiction  (2007-present): “Focuses on the emerging genre of creative or literary nonfiction-journalism. Publishes profiles, essays, memoir and book excerpts”. 

Tin House (2007-present): “Presents stories, poems, profiles of writers and features”.

Glimmer Train Stories (2007-present): “Includes short stories, interviews with writers and other artists, and spotlights on short fiction writing from different parts of the world”. 

The Paris Review (1971-1983; 2010-present): “Renowned for its "Writers at Work" interview series in which important contemporary writers discuss their own work and their craft of writing. Fiction, poetry, literary essays and art portfolios are published”.

Ploughshares (1986-present) “Introduces new American writing, guest-edited by major writers who explore different and personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles”. 

The Sewanee Review (1986-present) “Distinguished, traditional literary magazine devoted to British and American fiction, poetry, essays, reviews, and criticism.  Includes Advertising, Illustrations, Book Reviews”.