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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

Our Spring 2021 Ann Fields Award & Tillie Olsen Prize Winners!

Creative Writing would like to congratulate winners of the Ann Field Award and of the Tillie Olsen Prize for Spring 2021.


New! - Faculty Snapshot with Joseph Cassara available on YouTube

Please enjoy this snapshot of Assistant Professor Joseph Cassara, available on Youtube; Joseph Cassara: Marcus Endowed Chair in Creative Writin

Summer Course Offerings in Creative Writing

Creative Writing will be offering the following courses this Summer 2021 semester. Schedule and course descriptions are available below.


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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.