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  The late Eavan Boland has posthumously won the Costa Poetry Award for her final collection, The Historians, described by the judges as having “... Read more
Visiting Professor Louise Glück's Nobel Lecture 2020 was released on December 10, 2020. Prof. Glück has become the first American woman to win the... Read more
U.S. poet LOUISE GLÜCK, a visiting professor in Stanford’s Creative Writing Program, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.
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