This shouldn't be formatted as a book proposal -- it's simply a brief description of the type of material you think you'll write about, if you come to the Hunter MFA.
Your reasons for coming to Hunter might include its convenience on the subway, or the very reasonable tuition costs.
Your writing samples are the most important part of your application.
Send work that you feel is at a high level and shows your strengths as a writer.
If you're a poet, send us up to 10 pages of poetry.
If you're a fiction writer, send us 20-25 pages (a short story, the start of a novel, or several short stories that total 20-25 pages). If you're applying for our creative nonfiction program, send us no more than 20 pages of prose memoir writing, which can be one or more personal essays or an extract from a longer memoir piece.Submit the application form and all other application materials (including scans of your unofficial college transcripts) online. Online applications must be submitted no later than February 1.You'll need two letters of recommendation, both of which need to be submitted online by your recommenders no later than February 1.You'll find instructions for exactly how to do this on the online application form.When the online application form asks which other colleges you're applying to, if you don't list any colleges we'll assume you've applied to lots but would rather not say.All the fiction and creative nonfiction pages you send us must be double-spaced and in a twelve-point font. When you apply online, simply follow the instructions.You can call Graduate Admissions on 212.396.6049 for assistance. In its place, please specify your genre (poetry, fiction, or memoir).In real life it’s a 500 word letter in which you tell us who you are.Even more importantly, it is your opportunity to tell us what you understand about where you are applying.We will then schedule an interview, after which we would hope to offer you a place. If you are on the long list you will hear the news early in April.If there is a place available, we will schedule an interview.