Sci-fi and surrealism intertwine in professor’s new book

September 20, 2017 Life

Andrew Joron, a creative writing professor here at SF State, blends his science-fiction background with creative writing exploration to create powerfully compacted, beautifully melodic sonnets of poetry in his new book, “The Absolute Letter.” Joron has been teaching at SF State since 2014, working primarily with graduate students. Prior to teaching, he was a science-fiction ...

SF State cinema professor wins New York Screenplay Contest

October 9, 2013 Life 1 Comment

The finished product when a writer goes outside their comfort zone is usually junk. But for assistant professor Julian Hoxter, his product was “Cutterjunk.” In September, “Cutterjunk” won the grand prize for Best Horror/Sci-fi film at the New York Screenplay Contest, an international event where Hoxter competed with hundreds of other writers. In addition to ...