Success Stories

Success: Brian Dunlap Publishing Chapbook

Success: Brian Dunlap Publishing Chapbook

Former student Brian Dunlap is publishing a poetry chapbook, Concrete Paradise, which will be released by Finishing Line Press on August 3, 2018. The chapbook includes my poem "Those Who Came Before Us" that won the 2018 Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize from december...

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Success: Catharine Riggs to Publish Debut Novel

Success: Catharine Riggs to Publish Debut Novel

Former Writers Studio attendee Catharine Riggs’ debut novel What She Gave Away will be published by Thomas & Mercer in September of 2018. The work of psychological suspense features an outsider with a dark past and a bitter grudge who moves to a wealthy beach-side...

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Success: Owen Husney Publishes Memoir

Success: Owen Husney Publishes Memoir

Former student Owen Husney recently published a memoir, Famous People Who’ve Met Me: A Memoir By the Man Who Discovered Prince, which has been featured in Vice and StarTribune. Of his time in the Writers’ Program, Owen says, “I credit Harry Youtt and Judith Prager...

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Feature Articles

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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25th Annual Publication Party Recap

25th Annual Publication Party Recap

Last week, the Writers’ Program staff gathered with instructors, students, and guests for our 25th annual Publication Party, an evening of readings featuring instructors who have published works within the last year. The crowd was treated to eighteen readings by...

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Instructor Interview: Jeanne De Vita

Instructor Interview: Jeanne De Vita

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor, Jeanne De Vita! Jeanne is teaching a new online course this Summer, Freelancing for Editors, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and her upcoming course. What sparks your creativity? I’m always...

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NEW Summer Courses Are Here!

NEW Summer Courses Are Here!

Registration for Summer term is now open, with a wide selection of new courses across all our disciplines – whatever your focus in writing, we have something for you. Check out the new classes open for registration now, and stay tuned for more info on some other...

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Shakespeare Day: The Character’s the Thing

Shakespeare Day: The Character’s the Thing

Last year, in recognition of Shakespeare Day, the staff offered some of their favorite quotes and adaptations of his work. This year, some staffers offer their appreciation for particular characters and what makes portrayals of them compelling. Charlie My two favorite...

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Writers’ Program Staff Writing Toolbox

Writers’ Program Staff Writing Toolbox

Every writer is different in how they work. Some need noise, some need quiet. Some swear by pen and paper, others dictate or type. Coffee fuels some, while others need a walk around the block to get their creative juices flowing. We asked the Writers’ Program staff...

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Instructor Interview: Michael Levin

Instructor Interview: Michael Levin

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor, Michael Levin! Michael is teaching a one-day course this Spring, Start Writing Now: A Road Map to Becoming—and Being—a Writer, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and his upcoming course. What sparks...

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