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The Creative Writing Program is pleased to welcome the incoming 2020-2022 Stegner Fellow cohort. Learn a little bit more about them below!  POETRY... Read more
Professor of English Patrick Phillips has been appointed interim director of the Creative Writing Program.    Professor Phillips is the author of ... Read more
On June 16, 2020, colleagues, family and friends gathered to celebrate the life and work of poet and professor Eavan Boland. Hosted by the Stanford... Read more
Boland was a pioneering figure in Irish poetry who taught generations of writers how to hone their craft and their lives.
Poetry Into Film Contest DEADLINE: May 4, 2020   Sponsored by the Stanford Creative Writing Program and Stanford Arts   $1,000 first... Read more
A Nail the Evening Hangs On by Monica Sok “Sok’s reflective debut teases out how the trauma of the Khmer Rouge is remembered and retained in the... Read more
By hardcopy application only. Limited to 12 students for the purpose of workshop and collaboration. Each student’s main project for the course is a... Read more
Congratulations to Jones Lecturer Ruchika Tomar, whose debut novel A Prayer for Travelers won the 2020 Pen/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel, an award... Read more
New Books Alert! Looking to dig into some new reads? Check out the latest book releases amongst our Jones Lecturers and Stegner Fellows! Published... Read more