Posts Tagged ‘Wallace Stegner’

Stanford Stegner Fellows lead and influence with words

Hundreds of fellows have contributed to the best writing of our time, and millions have read their work.

Imagination can be supported. Hands can be guided, and craft can be improved. The workshop can reveal the best a writer has to offer. Wallace Stegner founded the Stanford Creative Writing Program and Writing Fellowships in 1946. (Image credit: Mary Stegner) These beliefs have been the guiding principles of the Stegner Fellows program since its inception…

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Stanford scholar Adam Johnson wins Pulitzer Prize in fiction

Associate Professor of English Adam Johnson is honored for his best-selling novel, The Orphan Master's Son.

Adam Johnson, an associate professor of English at Stanford, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for The Orphan Master’s Son, his novel set in North Korea. The Pulitzer committee called the book “an exquisitely crafted novel that carries the reader on an adventuresome journey into the depths of totalitarian North Korea and into the most intimate…

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