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Success: Lee Wilson Publishes Rebel on Pointe

Student Lee Wilson has just published a memoir, Rebel on Pointe: a Memoir of Ballet and Broadway (University Press of Florida), about her professional dance career, which took her from “the stifling suburbs of 1950s Delaware into the opera houses of Europe and onto the Broadway stage.” Lee began writing her memoir in Jennie Nash’s course, and […]

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Q & A with New Instructor Wendy Oleson

Have you ever started writing in a certain genre, and then realized that you would rather write something else instead? It’s as if your mind flipped a switch and decided to think in poems and rhymes; or, it could even be that your hilarious memoir for your worst dating experiences sets up a great premise […]

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Success: Certificate Student Pens Russian Miniseries

Liza Neniouc, an online student in the Certificate Program in Feature Film Writing, will have her four-episode TV miniseries produced by Russia’s largest TV network, Channel One. Liza is the writer of the original screenplay, a modern dramedy, which is set to begin production in October 2014. Liza says the certificate program transformed her life. “Not […]

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Five Questions with Tempany Deckert

New-to-the-Wp’ instructor Tempany Deckert is one of those multitalented artists that is blessed with the ability to both write well and speak well. In addition to being an author of 18 middle grade and young adult novels, she is also a formally trained actress and motivational speaker. And while she won’t teach you to recite […]

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Success: Scholarship Recipient Begins MFA Program this Fall

2013-2014 Writers’ Program Scholarship recipient Laura Picklesimer has been accepted to the MFA Program in Creative Writing at California State University, Long Beach, where she will begin her studies this fall. During her program, she will focus on fiction and, in particular, finishing her first novel Kill for Love. Laura says her Writers’ Program instructors […]

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The Writers’ Program will be at Story Expo: Sept. 5th – 7th!

For the second year in a row, the Writers’ Program will have a major presence at STORY EXPO: the world’s largest convention for writers. Whether you’re a budding novelist, a seasoned screenwriter, or an overall writing enthusiast who’d like to learn more about the art and craft, Story Expo is the place to be. Over […]

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Success: Writers’ Program Student Lands HUGE Viking Book Deal

Former student J. Ryan Stradal just sold his novel, Kitchens of the Great Midwest, to Viking, scheduled for hardcover release in summer of 2015. Foreign rights for the novel have already been sold to the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Holland. J. Ryan, who won second place in the 2008 Kirkwood Awards, says that his […]

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