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Join us at the Publication Party on June 7th

Looking for a fun, free, and stimulating weeknight event?  Want to mingle with some of Los Angeles’ most talented writers?  Then join us at the 19th annual Publication Party on June 7th! Held at the picturesque Skirball Cultural Center from 7-9pm, the evening includes readings by 18 Writers’ Program instructors from work they’ve published in […]

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Success: Student Accepted by Snowy Egret

Wp’ student Jess Alfaro recently had four poems accepted by Snowy Egret, the oldest independent U.S. journal of nature writing. Two poems, “Rhythms of the Flooded Forest” and “The Search for Pristine Forest,” are about Jess’ recent field expedition to the Brazilian Amazon. Her other two poems, “Terms of Faith” and “Miracles Accumulate By Mistake,” […]

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Social Networking with the Wp

You’ve explored the website, taken a class, and perhaps attended our annual Writers Faire or Publication Party.  But did you know you can stay connected with us here at the Writers’ Program on a daily basis?  Choose one or all of our options below to join a community of writers who are every bit as […]

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Success: Student Publishes in The Rattling Wall

Wp’ student Natashia Deon’s piece “A Touch Like Water” was published in Issue 2 of The Rattling Wall in winter 2012. Published side-by-side with Pulitzer Prize winning writer, Yousef Komunyakaa, and several other authors, “A Touch Like Water” was originally an excerpt from Natashia’s historical novel in progress which she then took out of its […]

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Making Time for Your Writing: Part III

How’s the writing going?  Have you managed to carve out daily time for your writing goals?  (Even just fifteen write-able minutes?!) It’s been a few months since our last batch of inspired tips from our instructors on how to make daily time for your writing.  Here are a few more to keep you going! “To […]

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Success: Student Publishes Five Times

Wp’ student Tanya Jacob has had not one, not two, but five stories accepted by publishers! “That Longcase Clock at the End of the Hall,” a surreal coming of age story, will be published in The Raleigh Review. “Yarn Hair,” a horror/comedy about a woman with a strange gift, will appear on the website for […]

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Summer Preview: Writing Commercial Fiction

Do you dream of alternate universes, aliens, or time travel?  Is the next In Her Shoes floating around in your psyche, just waiting for the right moment to spill onto the page?  Or perhaps you’ve written a couple of chapters of a murder mystery but aren’t sure whodunit.  While science fiction, chick lit, and thrillers may have […]

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