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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
23
Date
Wed October 23rd 2019, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Brendan Bowles 

Derrick Austin 

Free and Open to the Public.

Reading with first year Stegner Fellows in Fiction and Poetry, Brendan Bowles and Derrick Austin 

May
22
Date
Wed May 22nd 2019, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall

Grady Chambers is the author of North American Stadiums (Milkweed, 2018) selected by Henri Cole as the winner of the inaugural Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. 

May
15
Date
Wed May 15th 2019, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Pigott Hall, Room 113, Building 260

Photo by Ye Rin Mok

May
13
Date
Mon May 13th 2019, 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Location:
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall

Writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of about eighteen books on environment, landscape, representation, disaster, politics, hope, and feminism, including a trilogy of…

May
1
Date
Wed May 1st 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Stanford English professors and acclaimed writers Chang-rae Lee and Eavan Boland will discuss their own diasporic experiences and how they influence their thinking and writing in an event…

April
24
Date
Wed April 24th 2019, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Reading with first year Stegner Fellows in Fiction and Poetry, Sterling HolyWhiteMountain and sam sax

April
17
Date
Wed April 17th 2019, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall

Lydia Fitzpatrick’s work has appeared in the The O.

April
16
Date
Tue April 16th 2019, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall

Photo credit Melanie Dunea

Part of the Lane Lecture Series

April
15
Date
Mon April 15th 2019, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall

Photo credit Melanie Dunea

Part of the Lane Lecture Series

February
28
Date
Thu February 28th 2019, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Anderson Collection

A collaboration with the Anderson Collection

Experience the galleries in new ways with readings from original work by lecturers teaching in Stanford’s Creative Writing Program.