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Success: Student Publishes in Two Anthologies

Creative Writing student Eileen Granfors‘ short non-fiction piece “On Schedule or Else” was named a finalist in the Cup of Comfort for Military Families anthology.  She also had one previous piece published in the anthology A Cup of Comfort for Divorced Women called “Bruised but not Broken.” “On Schedule or Else” is about growing up […]

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Q&A with World Traveler Judith Prager

Summertime is the perfect time for picnics, peaches, and pool parties, long days outside, and lingering with a good novel. Not everyone, though, is spending the summer so leisurely. Creative writing instructor Judith Prager, who often co-teaches with her husband Harry Youtt, jetted to Beijing, China this summer to aid the recovery efforts following the […]

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Writers’ Program Certificates Get a Gold Seal of Approval From Recent Grads

With all the options in creative writing and screenwriting education these days, choosing a writing course or program can be a daunting task for those who want to write (and write and write some more!). Master Programs, full residency or low residency, writers conferences: what’s right for you? Many of you have heard of, or […]

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Summer 08 cover of Written By Magazine

Success: Best Unproduced Script Written By Instructor

Instructor Steven Wolfson has some cool news to share—one of his screenplays, Rover + Juliet, co-written with Jed Wallace, was chosen as one of the best unproduced scripts in Hollywood!  The screenplay is featured in this month’s issue of Written By Magazine, the official magazine of The Writers Guild of America.  Each year, their annual […]

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Success: Poetry Students Keep Publishing

Writers’ Program poetry students continue to publish their work in a variety of journals and websites!  Online poetry student Aurora Lewis is no exception, as she recently had another poem accepted by called “I Dream of Feet.”  Aurora says, “I have taken three of Carol Potter‘s classes including her advanced class.  Additionally, I have […]

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Writers’ Program Q & A with Instructor Dennis Palumbo

When we look through past years of student evaluations about instructor Dennis Palumbo, some comments consistently come up: “Excellent communicator.” “Humorous and personable.” “Extremely knowledgeable and intelligent.” One former student put it this way: “Mr. Palumbo was grounded, experienced, and the most unpretentious produced writer I’ve ever met.  I want him in my family.” After […]

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photo by Rita Crayon Huang.

Success: 2009 Magazine Merit Award Winner in Nonfiction

Creative writing student Joseph Taylor has been named the 2009 recipient of the Magazine Merit Award in Nonfiction for “Flying Balloons: The Story of the Montgolfier Brothers” by the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators.  The piece was featured as the cover story in the April 2008 issue of Cricket, a literary magazine for […]

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