MFA Creative Writing Week

Creative Writing Week graphic 2022

MFA Classes Open to the Public, November 8-11th, 2022

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

Schedule of Classes

Tuesday, 11/8 4:00 - 5:00 PM | ENGL 215: Seminar in Myth and Symbolism, Prof. Nancy Stork (Online).
Tuesday, 11/8 7:00 - 8:00 PM | ENGL 242: Graduate Nonfiction Workshop, Prof. Regina Arnold (Online). 
Wednesday, 11/9 7:00 - 8:00 PM | ENGL 240: Graduate Poetry Workshop, Prof. J. Michael Martinez (In-person).
Wednesday, 11/9 4:00 - 5:00 PM | ENGL 241: Graduate Fiction Workshop, Prof. Jessica Hollander (In-person).

The online 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:

Thursday, 11/10 7:00-8:30 PM | Center for Literary Arts presents a reading with C. Pam Zhang, Vanessa Hua, and Kirsten Chen, Hammer Theater Center (in-person and live streaming)

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