What IS an interdisciplinary fellowship? Part 2: Interview with Alex Luke

This fall, the Rutgers-Camden MFA in Creative Writing launched a new fellowship for admitted students, the Interdisciplinary Fellowship. For two semesters, Interdisciplinary Fellows meet with a faculty mentor from a discipline that interests them and pursues an independent course of study that supports their creative work. While most writers take for granted that they will explore … Read more of What IS an interdisciplinary fellowship? Part 2: Interview with Alex Luke

What IS an Interdisciplinary Fellowship, Anyway? Interview with Dani Oliver

This fall, the Rutgers-Camden MFA in Creative Writing launched a new fellowship for admitted students, the Interdisciplinary Fellowship. For two semesters, Interdisciplinary Fellows meet with a faculty mentor from a discipline that interests them and pursues an independent course of study that supports their creative work. While most writers take for granted that they will … Read more of What IS an Interdisciplinary Fellowship, Anyway? Interview with Dani Oliver

The Low-Down on Applying to RUC’s MFA

Wondering what it takes to get into Rutgers University-Camden’s MFA program? This summer, Robin Tung of Affording the MFA interviewed program director Lauren Grodstein about funding, aesthetics, and common application blunders.  Her best advice? “Work hard on that writing portfolio! Spend time on it, put it in a drawer, take it out, read it again. The … Read more of The Low-Down on Applying to RUC’s MFA

Fall 2017: Full Financial Support Available to All Rutgers-Camden MFA Students

Beginning in Fall 2017, the Rutgers-Camden MFA program will offer full financial support to all admitted full-time students. Made possible by a generous grant from President Robert Barchi’s office, the new funds will support up to 11 students each year. Awards will comprise traditional teaching assistantships as well as new, interdisciplinary fellowships.  In light of this … Read more of Fall 2017: Full Financial Support Available to All Rutgers-Camden MFA Students