History

The UMass Boston Creative Writing MFA Program began in Fall 2007 with 6 fiction writers and 5 poets, entering as the first cohort here for the three year stay.
Today we can boast that our program has graduated more than 80 students from locations all across the globe!
Fall 2016 will begin our TENTH year and the Creative Writing MFA Program has established itself as a major part of Boston's ongoing literary history.

Our MFA students are very active in the literary community in and around Boston. Current and past projects include: