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May 9, 2018
Christina Ablaza, “heart and soul of the Creative Writing Program,” wins 2018 Amy J. Blue Award
Christina Ablaza, program manager of the Creative Writing Program, will receive a 2018 Amy J. Blue Award at a campus ceremony on May 15. The...
March 7, 2018
Stanford Stegner Fellows lead and influence with words
The Creative Writing Program's Stegner Fellows have contributed to the best writing since 1946.
November 22, 2017
Eavan Boland receives the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award
Eavan Boland will be presented with the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2017. She will join...
June 13, 2017
School of Humanities and Sciences
An interview with Professor Chang-rae Lee
A conversation with Professor Chang-rae Lee on writing and identity.
August 5, 2016
Stanford lecturer wins poetry prize
Brittany Perham, Jones Lecturer in the Creative Writing Program, has won the 2016 Barnard Women Poets Prize. Perham was selected for the honor...
June 8, 2016
English Dept. & Creative Writing's Poetry Out Loud competition showcased a diversity of forms and delivery
Stanford’s fifth annual Poetry Out Loud competition showcased poetry’s incredible diversity of forms in spoken delivery. READ MORE
April 22, 2016
Eavan Boland is elected to the 2016 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
December 15, 2015
Adam Johnson discusses the renaissance of the short stories
Professor Adam Johnson, recently the recipient of the National Book Award in fiction, weighs in on the power of the short story, the need for...
May 14, 2015
The Stanford Report
Creative Writing students celebrate release of graphic novel
The graphic novel American Heathen, which Stanford students researched, wrote and illustrated, focuses on the life and times of a Chinese...
Graphic Novel Project
February 26, 2015
Eavan Boland interrogates identity and nationhood in new collection
By Erik Fredner In her latest book of poetry, A Woman Without a Country , English Professor Eavan Boland draws on decades of thinking, reading...
August 26, 2014
An Interview between Professor Tobias Wolff and a Stanford Undergraduate
Stanford undergraduate, Quyen Nguyen, interviewed Professor Tobias Wolff about vocation and morality as part of a course on public service at...
August 22, 2013
Richard Powers Joins the English Faculty
The novelist Richard Powers will be joining the faculty of the English Department this Fall as the Phil and Penny Knight Professor of Creative...
May 1, 2013
'Another Look' brings the Roaring '20s to Stanford with Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Once Marilyn Monroe vamped "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," the 1925 bestselling novel was all but forgotten. Stanford hopes to restore the...
January 28, 2013
'Another Look' book club to spotlight Janet Lewis' 'Wife of Martin Guerre'
Stanford's book club for short, overlooked masterpieces considers the 1941 novel "The Wife of Martin Guerre," once called "one of the most...
October 12, 2012
Stanford's 'Another Look' to discuss the best books you've never read
A new book club will focus on short masterpieces that "have not earned the readership they deserve," according to English Professor Tobias...
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