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Success: Renata Khoshroo Louwers Essay in Anthology

Success: Renata Khoshroo Louwers Essay in Anthology

Current Certificate student Renata Khoshroo Louwers’ essay, “Renounce and Abjure All Allegiance” was included in the anthology, My Shadow Is My Skin: Voices from the Iranian Diaspora, published by the University of Texas Press in March 2020. About her essay, Renata...

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NEW Courses for Fall 2020

NEW Courses for Fall 2020

NEW Courses for Fall 2020 We’re still here, and we’re still all online for Fall quarter. That doesn’t mean we’re not innovating or creating new opportunities, though. In addition to our brand new membership program WP NOW (which among its many benefits offers an...

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Success: Hamilton Mitchell Wins Fade In Screenplay Contest

Success: Hamilton Mitchell Wins Fade In Screenplay Contest

Former student Hamilton Mitchell recently won first place in Fade In’s Comedy Screenplay Competition. Of his experience, Hamilton says, “I was just a working actor when I started and made the same mistakes a lot of beginners do -- I assumed I knew how to write,...

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Success: Maggie Morris’ Personal Essay Published

Success: Maggie Morris’ Personal Essay Published

Current Certificate student Maggie Morris had a personal essay published earlier this year. Maggie says, ““Hyena,” my personal essay published by Entropy this past April, confronts the culpability of women in the age of #metoo. Structured through manic Google search...

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Fall 2020 Catalog

Writers’ Program Comprehensive Brochure

Dates and Deadlines:

  • August 3 — Fall Enrollment Opens
  • August 3 — WP NOW Membership Program launches
  • August 4 — Open House (Virtual)
  • August 29 — YA Symposium Virtual Conference (through 9/5)
  • September 6 — Summer Quarter Ends
  • September 28 — Fall Quarter Begins
  • November 2 — Winter 2021 Enrollment Begins

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