MFA Creative Writing Week

MFA Classes

Open to the Public, November 5-8, 2018

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

Nov. 5, 7:00 - 9:45 PM: Poetry Workshop with Alan Soldofsky
Nov. 6, 4:00 - 6:45 PM: Nonfiction Workshop with Susan Shillinglaw
Nov. 6, 7:45 - 9:45 PM: Fiction Workshop with Keenan Norris
Nov. 8, 4:00 - 6:45 PM: Seminar in Composition Studies with Ryan Skinnell

Public Events

Student Involvement Presents:
An Evening with Tommy Orange
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 6:00 PM
Diaz Compean Student Union Theatre

The Center for Literary Arts Presents:
Santa Clara County Poet Laureate Mighty Mike McGee
Performing with Tshaka Campbell.  
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 7:00 PM
Café Stritch, 374 S 1st St, downtown San Jose
$10 (SJSU student price)

Poets and Writers Coalition Presents:
Brown Bag Luncheon Series with Ryan Skinnell, PhD, editor of Faking the News: What Rhetoric Can Teach Us About Donald J. Trump
Thursday, Nov. 8, Noon - 1:15 PM
Steinbeck Center, 5th floor, MLK, Jr. Library
Free, Open to the Public, and wheelchair accessible

MFA applications for Fall 2019 open November 1, 2018 – March 1, 2019. 

For more information or to RSVP, email the Department of English and Comparative Literature.