Immerse yourself in rigorous and imaginative graduate study.

Bread Loaf’s six-week intensive summer graduate program engages learners in dynamic and individualized education.

When you submit a request for information, you’ll receive important facts and reminders throughout the year. You can also speak to the director of admissions about specific questions and goals, and be connected with a current student or graduate for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!

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The ideal place for teachers and working professionals to immerse themselves fully in high-intensity graduate study and shape a dynamic learning community through
 daily connections with distinguished faculty and artists.


The only master’s program that puts courses in English, American, and world literatures in conversation with courses in creative writing, pedagogy, and theater arts to foster expansive thinking across disciplines.

Geographically Distinctive

Graduate education enriched by unique cultural contexts and experiences at campuses in Vermont, New Mexico, and Oxford, England.


A program committed to making a difference in the minds, lives, and communities of our students and theirs through such platforms as the nationally recognized Bread Loaf Teacher Network.