Lesley University's MFA in Creative Writing Program

Hone your craft at Lesley University.

Bring Your Writing Into The Public Realm

In Lesley University's MFA in Creative Writing program, you'll meet established writers and mentors who will guide your creative pursuit. We know that getting your work in front of editors and publishers can be daunting. Through our partnerships with prominent publishers, agencies, and organizations, you'll gain the connections you need to help propel your career forward.

Our low-residency program convenes twice a year in Cambridge, MA for seminars, lectures, and workshops. That means your school schedule will fit into your already busy life.

Choose from 6 genre specializations:

  • Fiction
  • Graphic Novels & Comics
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Writing for Stage & Screen
  • Writing for Young People
Learn more about our MFA in Creative Writing Program

Aqueela's Story

MFA in Creative Writing alumna Aqueela Culbreath-Britt knows that stories have the power to change people. In her writing, she explores the themes of acceptance and rejection while trying to help her readers step into the shoes of people whose experiences are foreign to them.