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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
17
Date
Wed October 17th 2018, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Reading with first year Stegner Fellows in Poetry and Fiction, Taneum Bambrick and Jamel Brinkley.

June
4
Date
Mon June 4th 2018, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Mantis, the Department of Comparative Literature, the DLCL, Stanford Arts Institute and the English Department invite you to a poetry reading with the award-winning poet and essayist Anne…

May
1
Date
Tue May 1st 2018, 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Location:
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education, 485 Lasuen Mall

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…

April
30
Date
Mon April 30th 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Stanford Law School Room 290

The McCoy Center for Ethics and Society, in partnership with the Creative Writing Program, is pleased to present the explosive linguistic talent and boundary blurring short story writer and…

April
26
Date
Thu April 26th 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
300-300, 450 Serra Mall, Building 300

Join us for an evening with best-selling author and Oxford University Professor of African Studies…

April
23
Date
Mon April 23rd 2018, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall

Photo by Diana Matar

Part of the Lane Lecture Series

April
18
Date
Wed April 18th 2018, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall

Ron Carlson’s most recent novel is Return to Oakpine.

January
31
Date
Wed January 31st 2018, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall

Louise Glück is one of America’s most honored contemporary poets.

January
22
Date
Mon January 22nd 2018, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education, 485 Lasuen Mall

Claire Messud’s five novels include The Emperor’s Children, a New York Times Book of the Year in 2006; The Woman Upstairs (2013); and, most recently, The Burning Girl (…

October
30
Date
Mon October 30th 2017, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Cemex Auditorium, Knight Management Center, Zambrano Hall, 641 Knight Way

Photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Part of the Lane Lecture Series