Susan Steinberg

Susan Steinberg


Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-5106 Kalmanovitz Hall 476


Susan Steinberg is the author of four books of fiction: Machine (Graywolf Press), Spectacle (Graywolf Press), Hydroplane (FC2), and The End of Free Love (FC2).

The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a United States Artists Fellowship, Professor Steinberg has also been awarded the Pushcart Prize and a National Magazine Award. Her stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Conjunctions, The Gettysburg Review, American Short Fiction, Boulevard, Quarterly West, Denver Quarterly, The Massachusetts Review, and other journals and magazines.

She has held residencies at The MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, the Wurlitzer Foundation, Civitella Ranieri Center, the James Merrill House, Ledig House, Yaddo, and NYU.

Professor Steinberg earned a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art and an MFA in English from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Iowa
MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art
The MacDowell Colony Residency
Vermont Studio Center Residency
Wurlitzer Foundation Residency
Blue Mountain Center Residency
Ledig House Residency
Yaddo Residency
NYU Residency
Selected Publications

Steinberg, S. (2019). Machine, Graywolf Press.

Steinberg, S. (2013). Spectacle, Graywolf Press.

Steinberg, S. (2006). Hydroplane. FC2.

Steinberg, S. (2003). The End of Free Love. FC2.

Awards & Distinctions

Guggenheim Fellowship, 2020

United States Artists Ziporyn Fellow in Literature, 2010

Pushcart Prize

National Magazine Award