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Featured events from our world-renowned Creative Writing Program, including readings and lectures from Stegner and Jones fellows, and guest speakers. 

Past Events

October
21
Date
Thu October 21st 2021, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Terrace Room, 4th floor of Margaret Jacks Hall

Lunch on the Terrace at noon

October
6
Date
Wed October 6th 2021, 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location:
Mariposa House (585 Capistrano Way)

Please join the first session of Poets House

May
20
Date
Thu May 20th 2021, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Paul Tran is the author of the debut poetry collection, All the Flowers Kneeling, forthcoming from Penguin Poets in February 2022.

June
16
Date
Tue June 16th 2020, 10:00am
Location:
Zoom

Please save the date for a public online memorial service honoring Eavan Boland on Tuesday, June 16 at 10am PST.

May
20
Date
Wed May 20th 2020, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
ONLINE (pending)

*At this time, we are working to host this event online. Additional information will be forthcoming.

Kate Folk 

Hieu Minh Nguyen

Free and open to the public.

May
13
Date
Wed May 13th 2020, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
TBD

Mary Ruefle is the author of many books, including Dunce (Wave Books, 2019), My Private Property (Wave Books, 2016), Trances of the Blast (Wave Books,…

May
6
Date
Wed May 6th 2020, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
ONLINE (pending)

* At this time, we are working to host this event online. Additional information will be forthcoming.

F.T. Kola

Jim Whiteside

Free and open to the public

April
28
Date
Tue April 28th 2020, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
TBD

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. NEW DATE TO BE DETERMINED.

Rachel Kushner

Free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations required.

April
27
Date
Mon April 27th 2020, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
TBD

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. NEW DATE TO BE DETERMINED.

Rachel Kushner

Free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations required.

March
4
Date
Wed March 4th 2020, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Ocean Vuong 

Free and open to the public. No ticket or reservation required. 

Photo Credit: Tom Hines