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The Lane Lecture Series is a major presence in the cultural life of Stanford University. Through their generosity, Jean and Bill Lane have made it possible for the most distinguished and exciting of contemporary writers to visit Stanford. In its 37th season, this series honors the enduring power...
Off the Page is a podcast of stories, essays, and poetry from the Stanford writing community, produced by the Stanford Storytelling Project in collaboration with the Stanford Creative Writing Program.    Hosted by Creative Writing lecturer ...
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Come to the Poet’s House with paper and pen, and leave with a poem or two. Led by our Jones lecturers, the Poet’s House takes on a different topic each session. Students are provided with snacks, guided through exercises, and supported with a friendly and open group of fellow writers. The Poet’s...
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During the first year of their fellowship, Stegner Fellows in fiction and poetry give a public reading from their work.  
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The Creative Writing Program is happy to announce a new collaboration with the Storytelling Project and the Hume Center, a Monday workshop series called “The Writer’s Studio.” This new collaboration combines the best of our two respective series, “The Art of Writing” and “StoryLab.”  We are joining...