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Applying for Fall 2012
The Rutgers-Newark Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing will begin accepting applications for our Fall 2012 class in Fiction and Poetry on November 1, 2011 (please see How to Apply). We encourage applicants to apply by that date. The deadline for receipt of applications is January 10, 2012. We will notify applicants of acceptance no later than April 20, 2012.

MFA Open House & Information Session
On Tuesday, December 6, 2011, from 4-5pm, the MFA program will be hosting an open house and information session for prospective applicants at the Paul Robeson Gallery. This is a good opportunity to find out what we are looking for in applications, meet some of our faculty and current students and to get a feel for our program. We will also have information on financial aid packages offered by our program. If interested please RSVP at: rnmfa@andromeda.rutgers.edu

Paul Robeson Gallery is located on the first floor of the Paul Robeson Campus Center:
350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Newark, NJ 07102

You are invited and encouraged to stay for the Writers at Newark reading, with Jericho Brown and Tiphanie Yanique, immediately following the information session.

Writers at Newark Reading Group
The Rutgers-Newark MFA program and the English Department are pleased to announce the Writers at Newark Reading Group, in partnership with The Newark Public Library, to coincide with our Fall 2011 schedule of Writers at Newark Reading Series.

2011-2012 Schedule for Writers at Newark Reading Series Announced.
The Writers At Newark Reading Series, co-sponsored by the Rutgers-Newark MFA Program, The English Department, The Institute for Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience, and Paul Robeson Gallery, presents a full spectrum of readings in Fall, 2011 and Spring, 2012. All are free and open to the public.
Full Schedule for 2011-2012.

Writers at Newark Colloquium Offered to Undergraduate Students
The Writers at Newark Reading Series Colloquium will grant 1 credit hour, pass/fail, to undergraduate students who commit to reading at least four books from the Writers At Newark readings list (one book per event), attend four scheduled events in the Reading Series, and write four short responses to the readings/books. Learn more about the Colloquium.






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