Art of Writing

The Hume Center, the Program in Writing and Rhetoric, and the Creative Writing Program are proud to offer this free workshop series open to all students from all majors. Come study the Art of Writing in intensive, fun, hands-on workshops with the dynamic faculty of the Creative Writing Program. You’ll leave with an expanded understanding of writing and a sheaf full of pages.

Winter 2015 Schedule

All workshops are free, open to the entire Stanford community, and held in the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking in Building 250, Room 106, from 5:30-7:00pm, unless otherwise specified. Snacks are provided!


Week 3, MON 10/5 — "Lyrical fictions: Using poetic craft in your stories" with greg wrenn


Week 4, MON 10/12 — "Don't look back in anger: focusing memoir" with dana kletter


Week 5, MON 10/19 —"Let me paint you a picture: portraiture in writing" with keith ekiss


Week 6, tue 10/27 — "Dear diary: The art of journal writing" with solmaz sharif (in room 211)


Week 7, Mon 11/2 —"Show and tell: Beyong the concrete" with michael shewmaker