Recent News

Jessica Ruscello

The National Book Foundation announced the Longlist for the 2022 National Book Award for Fiction. Of the ten contenders, two Stegner Fellows were selected: Jonathan Escoffery, a current 2nd year fellow, and Jamil Jan Kochai, who recently completed his fellowship in the summer.
The 2022-2023 academic year is on the horizon! Along with the start of school, we celebrate two new book releases from Patrick Phillips, Director of the Creative Writing Program, and Jonathan Escoffery, Stegner Fellow in Fiction.
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to welcome the incoming 2022-2024 Stegner Fellow cohort in poetry and fiction.
Stories on Stage Davis will feature two excerpts from novels by a Creative Writing lecturer and incoming Stegner Fellow.

Brian Rea

Kyleigh McPeek, Class of 2023, is a finalist in The New York Time’s Modern Love college essay contest.
Tributes were paid to Eavan Boland and her legacy at this year's showcase event.
As we close the chapter on this academic year and head into the heat of summer, we want to highlight books released by our lecturers and Stegner Fellows.

Photo by Sara Michas-Martin

Students in the creative writing course, The Artful Interpreter, combine creative writing and science through a trip to Hopkins Marine Station.

Photo by Danielle Huliganga

After a two-year hiatus, the Stanford Creative Writing program resumed its funding of the Poetry Into Film Festival.