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Congratulations to Professor Chang-rae Lee, who won the Academy of Arts and Letters Award of Merit for the Novel, given “to an outstanding writer... Read more
Aria Aber is the author of  Hard Damage (University of Nebraska Press, 2019), winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry. Her poems have... Read more
Ellie Wong speaks with author and Stanford alumna Emily Layden '11 about her debut novel "All Girls."
  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.

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