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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
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Summer 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.

Bluegrass Writers Studio

521 Lancaster Ave
Beckham 100
Richmond, KY, 40475-3102
Phone: 859-622-6263
Fax: 859-622-3156


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