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2022 Allegra Johnson Prize

2022 Allegra Johnson Prize

The Writers’ Program is thrilled to announce Andrea Bitunjac the winner of the 2022 Allegra Johnson Prize. The final judge panel included Writers’ Program instructors Eileen Cronin, Daniel Jaffe, and Sehba Sarwar. From our semifinalists, the panel selected Andrea...

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Pub Party in Person Returns!

Pub Party in Person Returns!

Earlier this month, the Writers' Program staff and nearly 100 attendees and readers gathered at the Skirball in Los Angeles for our first public in-person event since February 2020. The 28th annual Publication Party celebrated instructors who had published work in the...

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Success: Thuc Nguyen’s Film in Development

Success: Thuc Nguyen’s Film in Development

Former student Thuc Nguyen's Sundance Institute semifinalist script is being produced. Thuc says, "It's great to be part of a history making team. Never has there been an English language drama film directed by a Vietnamese American woman, starring a Vietnamese...

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Instructor Interview: Erin Stalcup

Instructor Interview: Erin Stalcup

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor Erin Stalcup! Erin is teaching a section of Copyediting I (reg# 387293) in our Remote Classroom format with weekly meetings on Zoom, starting Thursday, June 30 this Summer. She sat down with us to offer some insight into...

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Summer 2022 Offerings

Writers’ Program Comprehensive Brochure

UCLA Extension Overview Brochure

Dates and Deadlines:

  • June 21 — Summer Quarter Begins
  • July 4 — Independence Day Holiday
  • 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

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