Attention: The College of Liberal & Creative Arts (LCA) is providing services remotely for students, faculty and staff during the University's ongoing campus closure:

Contacts for Department of Creative Writing | University Updates on COVID-19

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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

COVID-19 Information for the Creative Writing Department

To limit the potential of COVID-19 spreading within our local community, President Mahoney has announced that San Francisco State University will suspend all face-to-face instruction for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.

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Department Office Closed, but there's Help Available Monday through Friday!

The Creative Writing Department Office will be closed from Tuesday 3/17, to reopen at an undetermined date.

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

Please note: This event is canceled to help limit the potential exposure of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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.

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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.