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Creative Writing: Home

A research guide for the University of Tampa MFA program in creative writing.


Welcome to the Macdonald-Kelce Library research guide for the Master of Fine Arts - Creative Writing program. This research guide will help you find information useful to creative writing students, offer some pointers on how to do research, and provide information on library policies. If you have any questions please contact us through the Contact Information tab.

* find books in the catalog

* search for articles in the literary criticism databases

* check out recommended physical and digital literary magazines

* explore suggested websites and associations

* get additional help from reference guides and market guides

* learn how to self-publish 

* take a look at sites for further education

* read up on copyright issues for students and for faculty 

* make sure you know our loan policies


MFA Thesis

As part of the requirements for the degree, students must complete a master's thesis, a substantial manuscript of original work in a selected genre. For more information about the MFA program's curriculum, please click here.

For more information about Graduate Thesis Submission see our Graduate Thesis Submission research guide.