Small Classes, Flexible Schedules, Close Mentoring by Nationally Recognized Writers
Accepting Applications for the August 2017 Semester
Hot Topics in Creative Nonfiction: Shaping Art from Trauma - Writing Your Story May 15, 2017 | 12 P.M. — 1 P.M. | Register Today!
Bay Path's no-residency MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing is designed to help aspiring writers turn their personal story into publishable prose. Created for women and men at all stages of their writing careers, the program allows students to study online with faculty mentors in a way that bends to the shape of their lives.
Our award-winning MFA faculty are accomplished memoirists, journalists, food and travel writers, editors, and publishers with a wealth of real-world expertise. Work with a New York Times bestselling memoirist on the memoir you’ve always wanted to write. Discover your inner journalist with an international human rights reporter and author. Write about the life of the spirit with a recent winner of the Best American Spiritual Writing Award. Take a class in food writing with a popular food writer and National Public Radio personality. Explore the excitement of travel writing with a veteran lifestyle magazine editor and writer.
Classes start every August, January and May
Convenient schedule, take courses full-time or part-time (39 credits)
Specialized training with tracks available in publishing and teaching
Flexible online format, no residency requirement
Three-semester seminars with award-winning faculty mentors who provide close attention and guidance to help you perfect your craft
Workshop with small peer groups for intensive writing practice, feedback, and support