at 4200 5th Ave, CL 526, Pittsburgh, 15260 United States
Pitt Writers is a dynamic community of writers in all forms, styles, and genres.
Our three-year MFA program, directed by Jeanne Marie Laskas, offers tracks in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Pitt’s MFA program also supports a digital literary journal, Hot Metal Bridge, edited by its graduate students; hosts a weekly graduate student reading series, SpeakEasy; and welcomes numerous visiting writers through the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. We are particularly proud of our partnership with Longform.org - a site that recommends the best longform narrative journalism. Since the partnership began, MFA students have held editorial and podcasting internships with the site, and the co-founders recorded a live podcast with New York Times editor Joel Lovell that has been listened to nearly 30,000 times. This is just one of the many ways Pitt embraces and supports innovative writing. More about Longform: http://longform.org/ For more information about Pitt Writers, and to apply to our MFA program: http://www.writing.pitt.edu/ Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/PittWriters
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