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WE’VE MOVED! Our office has relocated to Kinross South, Room S124! Please expand the box for more details

Our new (temporary) location:

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

The best way to contact the Writers’ Program is via email at

You can also call us at (310) 825-9415.

If you are a student seeking general information on Creative Writing or Screenwriting courses, please browse our website.  There will be a link to the current course catalog on the home page, at the bottom left-hand side.

This will display a complete list of the courses available in the current quarter. Click on the blue registration number of any course to enroll online, or to add yourself to a waitlist if a course is full.

For current course location and schedule information please log onto your student account at

Thank you for your patience during this transition!

Prospective Students

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Continuing Students

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Fall Courses Not to Miss

Fall Courses Not to Miss

Fall classes start next week, and while some classes are full, we have a slate of courses still available (designed to fit a latitude of experience levels and schedules) that we don’t think you should miss! Creative Writing Personal Essay II (online & onsite) Creative...

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Instructor Interview: Kim Askew

Instructor Interview: Kim Askew

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor, and former student, Kim Askew! She is teaching a new one-day course this Fall, Adapting Literature, Myths, and Fairy Tales for New YA Audiences, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and her upcoming...

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Success: Zimran Jacob’s Extensive TV Writing Placement

Success: Zimran Jacob’s Extensive TV Writing Placement

Former student Zimran Jacob has had a string of high-profile gigs in television writing recently. He worked at Gaumont Television Studios on Hannibal, Narcos, Hemlock Grove, and F is For Family. He was then hired on into the writers’ room for the Marvel/Netflix show,...

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Fall 2018 Catalog

Writers’ Program Comprehensive Brochure

Dates and Deadlines:

  • September 24 — Fall Quarter Begins
  • November 5 – Winter 2019 Enrollment Begins
  • November 12 — Veterans Day (no class)
  • November 22-23 — Thanksgiving (no class)
  • December 3 — Advance Course Submission Deadline
  • December 22 – January 1 — Campus closure
  • January 7 — Winter Quarter Begins
  • February 7-10 — Writers Studio

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