San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University

MFA and MA Programs

This photo is of an audience at a Fourteen Hills reading. Fourteen Hills is the literary journal produced by the SFSU Creative Writing graduate students.

MFA Program Established: 
1992
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
MFA: 131, MA: 37
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2013
Application Fee: 
55
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Maxine Chernoff
Core Faculty Includes: 

Michelle Carter, Nona Caspers, Maxine Chernoff, Roy Conboy, Camille Dungy, Bob Gluck, Paul Hoover, Daniel Langton, Toni Mirosevich, Peter Orner, Chanan Tigay

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Scholarships, Internships in Editing and Publishing, Awards

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The Poetry Center hosts reading series and houses the American Poetry Archive, a library of audio and video recordings. Also available are courses on teaching and other professional training opportunities. Students may also choose to become members of the Wordsmith's Guild.

Graduates: 

Rae Armantrout, Po Bronson, Ernest Gaines, Frances Mayes, Anne Rice, Robin Romm, Philip Schultz