CREATIVE WRITING AT STANFORD
Whether you’re just beginning to write or putting the finishing touches on your first novel, our on-campus and online writing courses offer expert instruction, individual attention, and supportive feedback at all levels, in all genres of creative writing. Most of the instructors in our program have established careers as novelists, journalists, playwrights, and screenwriters. Many have served as fellows in Stanford’s prestigious Stegner Creative Writing Program.
Choose from writing courses in creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, memoir, magazine writing, travel writing, the short story and more. Stanford Continuing Studies offers writing workshops and online and on-campus writing courses, so you can choose the format that best fits your schedule.
FEATURED CREATIVE WRITING COURSES
A Ticket to the Truth: Getting Started in Creative Nonfiction
Lyric Life: Write Poems That Challenge the Everyday
The Short Story for Absolute Beginners
- Open to all adults.
- No admission requirements.
- Engaging courses.
- New courses added every quarter.
- Experience the Stanford campus in person or online.
HOW TO REGISTER
The fastest and easiest way to register for courses is online. You may browse through the website, add courses to your cart, and then complete the online registration process. If you already know which courses you want to register for, you may go to View Cart and begin registration.