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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

January
25
Date
Wed January 25th 2017, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall

Robert Pinsky’s first two terms as United States Poet Laureate were marked by such visible dynamism, and such national enthusiasm in response, that the Library of Congress appointed him to an…

January
20
Date
Fri January 20th 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Humanities Center Board Room
  • Contemporary poetry has undergone a remarkable shift, or return, to performance and orality, which invites computational and linguistic analysis of the corresponding audio archive.

November
7
Date
Mon November 7th 2016, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall (bldg. 460)

Karan Mahajan was born in 1984 and grew up in New Delhi.

October
19
Date
Wed October 19th 2016, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall (bldg. 460)

Marilyn Hacker is a distinguished poet and translator.

October
3
Date
Mon October 3rd 2016, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education, 485 Lasuen Mall

A reading with Colum McCann, part of the Lane Lecture Series.

April
27
Date
Wed April 27th 2016, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street

Photo by Andrew Brucker

A Reading with Philip Gourevitch, the Stein Visiting Writer

April
13
Date
Wed April 13th 2016, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street

Photo: Curt Richter

February
17
Date
Wed February 17th 2016, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, Knight Management Center

Part of the Lane Lecture Series

January
25
Date
Mon January 25th 2016, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street

A Reading with Larissa MacFarquhar, the Stein Visiting Writer

November
9
Date
Mon November 9th 2015, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street

Part of the Lane Lecture Series