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Accepting Applications, Classes begin May 17, 2021


The fall issue of Multiplicity Magazine, an online literary journal hosted by the MFA in Creative Nonfiction at Bay Path University has been published. Check out Issue 2: At Work which features essays, poetry, and photography by writers and artists from across the U.S. as well as from Japan, China, Ireland, India, and England. Be sure to read the uplifting "Stirring the Pot" by our fellow faculty member Janine Fondon, a praise song in essay form about the summers she spent with her grandmother in Jamaica.

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 renowned magazine editors and newspaper columnists. Write about the life of the spirit with a recent winner of the Best American Spiritual Writing Award. Explore the world of travel and food writing with an author of numerous travel books. Learn the art of writing family histories with a literary anthology editor.

OUR Mfa IN creative NONFICTION writing offers:
• Professional tracks in publishing, narrative medicine, and teaching
• Workshops with small peer groups for intensive writing practice, feedback, and support
• A summer creative writing seminar option in Ireland
• A literary magazine multiplicity run by faculty and students 

Podcast: Healing Through Narrative Medicine
Vulnerability in action! Join Dr. Kristina Hallett and Kristin Sunanta Walker (Mental Health News Radio) with guest Leanna James Blackwell on the fears and self-sabotage (women especially) can use to silence their voices. We get enough of this from the world so let's NOT to this to each other. Listen now

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