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May 26 2014
The Third Annual Poetry. Out. Loud. competition (POL3) brought crowds of eager listeners to Margaret Jacks Hall again this past May. Growing...
May 21 2014 | Stanford News
Only three years old, Stanford's poetry performance competition, Poetry Out Loud, has already inspired a San Mateo high school to create its...
On Tuesday, February 25, 13 PhD students in the English department gathered over pizza to discuss the challenges and joys of teaching writing...
Apr 15 2014 | Stanford News
Stanford Professor Emeritus Wesley Trimpi died March 6 from pneumonia at Stanford University Hospital, where he had been admitted after a fall...
Apr 11 2014 | The Book Haven
Adam Johnson wins The Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story prize, which is the world's most valuable prize for a short story.  Johnson's...
Mar 25 2014 | Stanford Report
Exploring the intersections between the humanities and sciences has not only brought Richard Powers great success in the classroom environment...
Feb 5 2014
If America worships success, then why has the nation's literature dwelled obsessively on failure? This book explores encounters with failure by...
Jan 23 2014 | San Jose Mercury News
Richard Powers brings together music, bioengineering and government surveillance in his new novel, Orfeo. Powers has an interest in music...
Jan 23 2014
Challenging the tidy links among authorial position, narrative perspective, and fictional content, Stephen Hong Sohn argues that Asian American...
Jan 23 2014
Inspired by the myth of Orpheus, Powers tells the story of a man journeying into his past as he desperately flees the present in Orfeo....

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