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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.

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Jose Antonio Vargas: Dear America, Notes of an Undocumented Citizen

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker and Tony-nominated producer Jose Antonio Vargas discusses his best-selling memoir “Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen” (Harpe

Fourteen Hills Announcement in Regard to AWP 2020

In 2020, Fourteen Hills: The SFSU Review, will not attend the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Congratulations to the Winners of the Fall 2019 Creative Writing Scholarships!

The Creative Writing Department would like to congratulate our Fall 2019 Scholarship winners! 

Congratulations goes out to 

Thank you For Helping us Make An Evening with Tommy Orange a Success!

The Creative Writing Department would like to thank Fourteen Hills Literary Magazine and The George and Judy Marcus Foundation for an amazing event, An Evening with Tommy Orange.

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Creative Writing is Hiring Tenure-Track Faculty

The Department of Creative Writing is hiring!

SF State Creative Writing Program - Write with Us - Apply

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.