International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation


Each residency takes place in a different part of the world, enabling students to immerse themselves in a region’s writing culture and literature, and provides meaningful interaction with local writers for an unparalleled global experience.

International residencies for the 2018-2019 academic year include Reykjavik, Iceland in September, Hong Kong in March and VCFA’s own Montpelier, Vermont campus in August. In the 2019-2020 academic year residencies will take place in Banff, Canada and Lisbon, Portugal, as well as returning to Montpelier. VCFA accepts applications throughout the year.

5-11 Sep 2018 Reykjavik, Iceland  
6-12 Mar 2019 Hong Kong  
14-20 Aug 2019 Montpelier, VT, U.S.  
4-10 Sep 2019 Banff, Canada  
4-10 Mar 2020 Lisbon, Portugal