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Coming Soon: A Certificate in Literary Agenting!
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Instructor Sherry Shahan has placed personal essays/memoirs with Exposition Review ("The Rabbit Died") and Dark Ink Press (“Child Daughter”). Memoir Magazine selected her essay “The Boat” as a “Notable Essay” in their 2018 #MeToo essay contest. Her travel essay “An...read more
Every writer is different in how they work. Some need noise, some need quiet. Some swear by pen and paper, others dictate or type. Coffee fuels some, while others need a walk around the block to get their creative juices flowing. We asked the Writers’ Program staff...read more
Success: Entertainment Studies Grad Becomes Screenplay Competition Judge, Reps Writers at Heroes & Villains Entertainment
After graduating in Business and Management of Entertainment at UCLA Extension, Isabella Mastrodicasa started her career at Verve Literary Agency in the MP literary department, transitioned to The Kennedy / Marshall Company where she assisted the production of...read more
Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor, Michael Levin! Michael is teaching a one-day course this Spring, Start Writing Now: A Road Map to Becoming—and Being—a Writer, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and his upcoming course. What sparks...read more
Dates and Deadlines:
- April 2 — Spring Quarter Begins
- April 30 — Summer 2018 Enrollment Opens
- June 5 — Publication Party at Moss Theatre
- June 22 — Certificate Graduation Ceremony
- June 22 — Deadline to apply for Phyllis Gebauer Scholarship
- June 25 — Summer Quarter Begins
- July 30 — Fall Quarter Enrollment Opens
- September 9-14 — Writing Retreat at Lake Arrowhead
- September 24 — Fall Quarter Begins