Susan Steinberg

California, United States

Member Since: 08/22/2012

Susan Steinberg is the author of the story collections Spectacle, Hydroplane, and The End of Free Love.  Spectacle was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in fiction. Her stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Conjunctions, The Gettysburg Review, American Short Fiction, and elsewhere, and she has been the recipient of a a United States Artist Fellowship, the Pushcart Prize, and a National Magazine Award.  She earned a BFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art and an MFA in English from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  She is professor of English at the University of San Francisco.



  • Spectacle , Graywolf
  • Hydroplane , FC2


  • United States Artists Grant
  • Pushcart Prize
  • National Magazine Award


  • Professor at University of San Francisco


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Master of Fine Arts in English from University of Massachusetts, Amherst