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Former student Johan Ingler’s script Frankie & Chair, winner of the 2016 UCLA Extension feature film screenwriting competition, has been picked up by Dutch production companies Falcon Grove and Holland Harbour and South African production company Gambit Films! It...read more
Former student Kaitlin Solimine's debut novel, Empire of Glass, was published in June 2017. The book chronicles the seismic changes in China over the last half century. The novel was recently long-listed for the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize. Of her...read more
Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor, Wendy C. Ortiz! Wendy is teaching a new one-day course this September, Writing the Political Memoir or Essay, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and her upcoming course. 1) What sparks your...read more
Former student Liara Tamani has received a contract from Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins, to write two young adult novels. The first, Calling My Name, will be released October 24, 2017 and is now available for pre-order. Of her time in the Writers’...read more
Dates and Deadlines:
- July 31— Fall 2017 Enrollment Begins
- Aug 21— Fall Advanced Submission Deadline
- Aug 31 — Deadline to Submit to Claire Carmichael Scholarship
- Sept 10 — Lake Arrowhead Writing Retreat
- Sept 25 — Fall Quarter Begins
- Nov 6 — Winter 2018 Enrollment Begins
- Dec 24 — Jan 1 – Winter Break