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Bluegrass Writers Studio™

Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing


Quality, Affordability, Flexibility

Offering one of the most affordable and progressive low-residency programs in the nation.

We are:
  • A close-knit and supportive writing community
  • Devoted to your creative and professional success
  • Supportive of both literary and literary genre writing
Bluegrass Writers Studio™ at EKU is an innovative and exciting choice for
your studies:
  • Online workshops (conducted with live audio, via online
    communication platform)
  • Intensive residency workshops
  • International literary and cultural experiences
  • Web-based courses in contemporary literature
Event sign in front of Carnegie CenterSummer residency programs in Lisbon, Portugal and Richmond, Kentucky provide intensive, culturally enriching writing experiences:
  • Work with nationally known visiting writers
  • Participate in workshops, readings, and author socials
  • Network with faculty, visiting writers, and peers

Contact us for more information about Bluegrass Writers Studio.


Application Deadlines

Students may enter the Bluegrass Writers Studio™ program during Fall
or Spring semester, as well as during the annual summer residencies
(held in late June/early July).

Fall: August 1
Spring: December 1
Summer: March 1 (for international summer residency);
May 1 (for domestic summer residency)

For more information on how to apply, click HERE. To access the online graduate application, or for more information about EKU graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate School online or call (859) 622-1745.

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