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“This was our wedding day, typically a day of celebration and joy. But I felt like a student who, about to take the most important exam of her life, had not only failed to study but had also forgotten a number 2 pencil. And a blue exam book. And pants.” –from Pretty...read more
Former student Veronica Chiossi was recently accepted in the MFA program at NYU! During her time at the Writers' Program, Veronica worked closely with Suzanne Lummis to develop the basis of her future submission pieces. Veronica said, “In Fall 2015, I took a class...read more
Summer is a time of distractions: kids out of school, BBQs, pool parties, vacations, and binge-watching shows in preparation for their fall return. Somewhere in there, writers need to find time to write. Whether you're writing from a secluded beach hut or just...read more
Former student J. Ryan Stradal, who has previously been featured for multiple award and publishing deals, wrote an article for Granta on journalist and author Denis Johnson, who recently passed away. Ryan expressed his feelings about studying in the Writers’ Program...read more
Dates and Deadlines:
- June 26 – EXTENDED Summer Advanced Course Submission Deadline
- June 26 – Summer Quarter Begins
- July 31 – Fall Enrollment Begins
- Aug 21 – Fall Advanced Submission Deadline
- Sept 25 – Fall Quarter Begins
- Nov 6 – Winter 2018 Enrollment Begins
- Dec 24 – Jan 1 – Winter Break