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With five new appointments, Creative Writing Program undergoing 'amazing' transformation

Poets Louise Glück, A. Van Jordan, Amaud Jamaul Johnson, and Aracelis Girmay and fiction writer Kirstin Valdez Quade have been appointed to the faculty of the renowned program.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences is the center of a world-class liberal arts education.

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Every day, Stanford students and faculty bring the humanities to life as they explore the ideas, cultures, and peoples that shape the human experience. And studying the humanities and arts prepares students to build a good life and a better world in successful careers across the globe. 

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