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Success: Maryl Jo Fox to Publish First Novel

Success: Maryl Jo Fox to Publish First Novel

Former student Maryl Jo Fox will soon publish her debut novel, Clara at the Edge. The book will be released on November 21st. In the novel, eccentric widow Clara Breckenridge, seventy-three, is on a last-ditch journey to reconcile with her estranged son, confront the...

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Ambient Sound Resources for Writing

Ambient Sound Resources for Writing

Not everyone can listen to music while writing. Some thrive better on ambient sounds and thankfully the internet has blessed us with numerous options so we don’t actually have to go to a coffee shop when we’re broke, or find a rainy café on a sunny day, or travel to...

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Success: Lindsey Lee Johnson Publishes Debut Novel

Success: Lindsey Lee Johnson Publishes Debut Novel

Former student Lindsey Lee Johnson's debut novel, The Most Dangerous Place on Earth, was published by Random House in January 2017. The book was named a Barnes & Noble Discover Pick, an American Booksellers Association Indie Next Pick, a Book of the Month Club...

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Instructor Interview: Miguel Murphy

Instructor Interview: Miguel Murphy

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor, Miguel Murphy! Miguel is teaching a new course this fall, Art as Investigation, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and his upcoming course. 1) What sparks your creativity? Isn’t having to be born...

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Fall 2017 Catalog

Writers’ Program Comprehensive Brochure

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 1Winter Break

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