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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

New Tenure-Track Position in Fiction

San Francisco State University, Department of Creative Writing invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a specialization in fiction beginning August 2018.

Creative Writing Classes Fall 2017

Fall 2017 Creative Writing Classes

C W course list always available by clicking Student Resources at the top of our department homepage page, then navigating to

Book cover of the Absolute Letter by Andrew Joron

The Absolute Letter by Andrew Joron

Congratulations to Creative Writing Associate Professor Andrew Joron for his new book The Absolute

Call for evaluation letters for Professors Joron, Tigay.

The Creative Writing Department’s Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee invites letters from students and faculty, evaluating faculty being reviewed for retention or tenure and promotion.

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.