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Supporting creative expression in a world constructed of words and images.

The Lichtenstein Center houses Stony Brook University’s academic programs, graduate and undergraduate, in creative writing, film, and writing for television, along with community programming and advanced training.

The Lichtenstein Center promotes the creation of original work in a range of disciplines, while offering opportunities for collaboration and experimentation outside of traditional program borders. . .

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Lichtenstein Center Interim Provost Paul Harding's latest novel This Other Eden Longlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Award

The novel THIS OTHER EDEN (Norton 2023), by Lichtenstein Center Interim Vice Provost, Creative Writing Faculty member, and BookEnds mentor Paul Harding, has been longlisted for both the Booker Prize and the National Book Award. Congratulations, Paul!

Paul Harding





Upcoming Events

MFA Creative Writing Open House (virtual) - Oct. 11, 2023 7 PM - RSVP HERE

With outstanding faculty on two campuses (New York City and Southampton, NY), you'll find the right place to earn your MFA. Find out more.

The Food Lab Positive Nutrition Symposium

Join The Food Lab on October 27, 2023, for a Positive Nutrition Symposium, to discuss food, culture, positive nourishment and behavioral change, culminating in a Mediterranean dinner curated by Michelin-starred chef Nicholas Poulmentis! RSVP here.

Food Lab Positive Nutrition