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Allegra Johnson Prize in Memoir

Allegra Johnson Prize in Memoir

“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...

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Success: Veronica Chiossi Accepted into MFA Program at NYU

Success: Veronica Chiossi Accepted into MFA Program at NYU

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...

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Summer Writing Playlist

Summer Writing Playlist

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...

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Summer 2017 Catalog

Writers’ Program Comprehensive Brochure

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