Wilner Award in Short Fiction

Scholarship awarded for the Spring semester

  • Awarding Department: Creative Writing
  • Scholarship Intent: This is a yearly contest, with a monetary prize given for the best original work of short fiction, written by a Creative Writing student, either BA or MA or MFA.
  • Criteria:
    1) Applicants are all those Creative Writing students who have submitted a manuscript of their work of short fiction to the Creative Writing Department.
    2) Applicants/recipients must be enrolled in the semester in which the award is disbursed (Spring semester).
  • Major: Single Creative Writing
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any, 2nd BA; Grad: Masters/MFA
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 1 UNIT; Grad: 1 UNIT
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Creative Writing Department
  • Campus Address: HUM 573
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1891
  • Email: cwriting@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: https://creativewriting.sfsu.edu/department-resources
  • Number of Awards: 1

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload ONE single-spaced short story as a pdf or doc.