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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

March
3
Date
Mon March 3rd 2014, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location:
CEMEX Auditorium, Knight Management Center

In this lecture, the eminent historian Peter Brown will explore the wider social and imaginative implications, for the Christian churches of late antiquity, of the well-known sayings of Christ…

February
12
Date
Wed February 12th 2014, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford

An acknowledged master of the short story, Richard Bausch has written 11 novels and eight collections of short fiction.

February
4
Date
Tue February 4th 2014, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall/North Building, Knight Management Center

Louise Glück is one of America’s finest contemporary poets. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Glück is a former Poet Laureate of the United States and the author of a dozen widely acclaimed books.

January
22
Date
Wed January 22nd 2014, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Bldg. 460)

Maria Hummel is the author of the poetry collection House and Fire, winner of the 2013 APR/Honickman First Book Prize, and two novels: Motherland (Counterpoint,…

January
14
Date
Tue January 14th 2014, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Bldg. 460)

Anthony Marra is the winner of a Whiting Award, a Pushcart Prize, The Atlantic‘s Student Writing Contest, and the Narrative Prize, and his work has been anthologized in…

November
18
Date
Mon November 18th 2013, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, Knight Management Center

A reading by Colm Tóibín, Part of the Lane Lecture Series

October
16
Date
Wed October 16th 2013, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Bldg. 460), Stanford campus

Tom Barbash is the author of the short story collection, "Stay Up With Me," published this Fall by Ecco/Harper Collins.