Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing (MFA)

No GRE required to apply

Learn to tell your story with the help of Emerson’s MFA in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing. Our flexible graduate program allows you to work on your writing from anywhere in the world with online workshops, literature seminars, and publishing courses that fit your schedule. Expand your vision, improve your craft, and learn how to take your idea from spark to published work.

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Choose Your Genre

Improve your craft in romance, fantasy, science fiction, horror, mystery, thriller, YA, or across genres.

Industry Connections

Connect with a network of renowned writers, publishers, and academics.

Build Your Portfolio

Craft a thesis with one-on-one support from your advisor, ready for submission to agents or to self-publish.

Why Emerson

Become a creative force at Emerson College, the nation’s premier institution of higher learning devoted to communication and the arts. Emerson College draws independent minds from diverse backgrounds around the world, and our graduate programs offer a creative learning experience in flexible formats that enable you to advance your passion into an inspiring career.