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Our new (temporary) location:

Kinross Building South
11020 Kinross Ave, Room S124
Los Angeles, CA 90024

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Allegra Johnson Prize in Novel Writing

Allegra Johnson Prize in Novel Writing

“He looked like a sheltering tree, a fat weeping willow. It would feel nice to cry together, she thought, or to cry on top of his plush chest, or watch him cry and feel tears soak through her blouse and run into the crevices of her chest and arms. He was not a man she...

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Success: Carrie Grinstead Publishes Short Story in Tin House

Success: Carrie Grinstead Publishes Short Story in Tin House

Student Carrie Grinstead’s short story "I Have Her Memories Now" has been published in the Summer Reading 2018 issue of Tin House. The issue features poetry by Yusef Komunyakaa and a story by Ursula K. Le Guin. All seven stories in the issue are by women writers. Of...

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Instructor Interview: David Groff

Instructor Interview: David Groff

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor, David Groff! David is teaching a new one-day course this Summer, From Writer to Author: A Roadmap to Publication, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and his upcoming course. What sparks your...

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Summer 2018 Catalog

Writers’ Program Comprehensive Brochure

Dates and Deadlines:ertificate 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

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