Master of Fine Arts - Creative Writing

Study With A Faculty of Award Winning Poets and Writers

Study With A Faculty of Award Winning Poets and Writers

We read our students' work carefully and provide detailed feedback. The creation of good work matters deeply to all of us.

Susan Perabo

Susan Perabo

Will read from her new collection Why They Run The Way They Do at 7 pm in Lucas 450, Monday, Feb 22.

Work on a Nationally Distributed Literary Journal

Work on a Nationally Distributed Literary Journal

Natural Bridge offers students a chance to learn the ins and outs of publishing firsthand

River Styx

River Styx

presents a reading by Kelli Allen and our own inimitable Steven Schreiner

MFA Student Chip Houser

MFA Student Chip Houser

balances his work as an architect for JEMA with fiction studies in UMSL’s MFA in Creative Writing program.

Roger Reeves

Roger Reeves

will read at Grand Center, April 25th, 7pm

Study With A Faculty of Award Winning Poets and Writers
Susan Perabo
Work on a Nationally Distributed Literary Journal
River Styx
MFA Student Chip Houser
Roger Reeves



Department of English
Office: 484 Lucas Hall
Office Phone: 314-516-5541
FAX: 314-516-5781
Email: English Department
MFA Program Director
Steven Schreiner
Office: 437 Lucas Hall
Phone: (314) 516-5583
Email: schreiner@umsl.edu

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Natural BridgeOur nationally distributed literary journal, Natural Bridge, gives students an opportunity to gain firsthand experience in publishing.