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The mission of the Creative Writing Department is to make our writers attentive readers of the literatures of the world and socially aware members of society, who can use writing for self-expression, explorations of the possibilities of the medium, as well as in service of social causes and concerns.

News & Announcements

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Spring 2017 Creative Writing Course Schedule Available Here

For those of you who like to plan ahead, or are trying to find the best courses to fulfill requirements for your graduation, we've released a TENTATIVE Spring 2017 course schedule.

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Graduate Application Deadline Extended to February 1st

The Creative Writing will be accepting applications to the MFA in Creative Writing and the English MA in Creative Writing until February 1st.

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Announcing a New MFA in Literary Translation at San Francisco State University

The Creative Writing Department at San Francisco State University is pleased to announce a new MFA Program in Literary Translation.

Contact Us

Creative Writing Department
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
Humanities Building, Room 573

Phone: (415) 338-1891
Email: cwriting@sfsu.edu
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.