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...
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...
24th Annual Publication Party

24th Annual Publication Party

Last week, the Writers’ Program held our 24th annual Publication Party, celebrating instructors who have published works in the past year. The event was held at the Skirball Center to a crowd of nearly 200 students, friends, guests and fellow faculty. The crowd was...
Writers’ Program Honors Outstanding Instructors

Writers’ Program Honors Outstanding Instructors

Last week, UCLA Extension Department of the Arts held their annual Arts Showcase event, honoring outstanding instructors and staff members for their contributions to the department. The Writers’ Program honored two instructors, Rachel Kann for creative writing, and...
Instructor Interview: Trebor Healey

Instructor Interview: Trebor Healey

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor, Trebor Healey! Trebor is teaching a new course this summer, Gay Men’s Writing Workshop: A Literary Approach to Writing About Gay Life, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and her upcoming course. 1)...
Instructor Interview: Michele Bigley

Instructor Interview: Michele Bigley

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor, Michele Bigley! Michele is teaching a new course this summer, The Art of Travel Writing, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and her upcoming course. 1) What sparks your creativity? Everything sparks...

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