Susan Steinberg

Susan Steinberg


Department Chair • Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-5106 Kalmanovitz Hall 476


Susan Steinberg is the author of the story collections Spectacle (Graywolf), Hydroplane (FC2), and The End of Free Love (FC2). Her new book of fiction is forthcoming with Graywolf Press.

She is the recipient of a United States Artists Fellowship, 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.

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

Chair, Department of English
BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art
MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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. (2013). Spectacle Graywolf Press.

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

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

Awards & Distinctions

United States Artists Ziporyn Fellow in Literature, 2010

Pushcart Prize

National Magazine Award