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Success: Ron Dowell’s Poetry Collection

Success: Ron Dowell’s Poetry Collection

Certificate alum Ron Dowell recently published a poetry collection, Watts UpRise. Ron says of the work, “Mention ‘California,’ and most people think of sun-kissed beaches, star-studded glamour, and Hollywood success or the Silicon Valley. However, the poems and prose...

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NEW Courses for Fall 2022

NEW Courses for Fall 2022

It’s hard to believe we’re in the back half of 2022, or that this is the last round of classes we’ll have for the year. However, time continues to propel us all forward, and if you’re looking to dedicate time, energy, and focus to writing before the year is out now is...

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Fall 2022 Offerings

Writers’ Program Brochure

UCLA Extension Overview Brochure

Dates and Deadlines:

  • July 25 — Fall Quater Enrollment Opens
  • August 27 — Ya Symposium
  • September 5 — Labor Day Holiday
  • September 6 — Fall Advance Course Submission Deadline
  • September 18-23 — Writing Retreat at Lake Arrowhead
  • September 19 — Fall Quarter Begins
  • November 7 — Winter Quarter 2023 Enrollment Opens
  • November 11 — Veterans Day Holiday
  • November 24-25 — Thanksgiving Holiday

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