MFA Creative Writing Week

MFA Classes

Open to the Public, October 25-29th, 2021

Come learn about SJSU's dual-genre MFA program, offering degrees in Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, and Scriptwriting. Prospective MFA applicants urged to attend.

Schedule of Classes

Monday 10/25/2021: ENGL 254: Seminar in Ecopoetry and Environmental Justice, Prof. Alan Soldofsky. Open to visitors 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
Tuesday 10/26/2021: ENGL 241: Graduate Fiction Workshop, Prof. Keenan Norris. Open to visitors 4:00 - 5:15 PM.
Wednesday 10/27/2021: ENGL 242: Graduate Nonfiction Workshop, Prof. Gina Arnold. Open to visitors: 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
Thursday 10/28/2021: ENGL 240: Graduate Poetry Workshop, Prof. J. Michael Martinez. Open to visitors: 7:00 - 8:00 PM.

Friday 10/29/2021: ENGL 133: Reed Magazine, Prof. Helen Meservey. Not open to visitors - in-person only.

These classes will be open via Zoom link (to be provided when a prospective MFA applicant registers to attend a class (responds to the RSVP). 

RSVP by emailing


Center for Literary Arts Events

In addition, prospective students are invited to attend a Center for Literary Arts event:

Center for Literary Arts Presents: Patricia Engel and the Reed Magazine Gala Celebration: October 28, 2021 5:00-7:00 PM.

For more information about the MFA program, visit our MFA page or email the Department of English and Comparative Literature.