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Holiday Gifts for Writers

Holiday Gifts for Writers

Most folks know that writers are suckers for books, pens, and notebooks (oh, the notebooks). And gift cards to local bookstores or coffee shops to fuel those writing sprees are also nice. But what else can you get a writer during the holidays (or anytime)? We asked...

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Instructor Interviews: Tomás Romero and Yared Zeleke

Instructor Interviews: Tomás Romero and Yared Zeleke

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructors Tomás Romero and Yared Zeleke! Tomás and Yared are both teaching sections of Feature Film I this Winter. Tomás is teaching in our Remote Instruction format, with live Zoom class meetings, Tuesdays from 5pm-8pm PT (Reg# 389258)...

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The Barbara Abercrombie Scholarship in Creative Writing

The Barbara Abercrombie Scholarship in Creative Writing

Barbara Abercrombie taught with the Writers’ Program for over thirty years. She was a dedicated instructor who devoted her energy, time, and wisdom to students – being awarded both the UCLA Extension Distinguished Instructor Award and the UCLA Extension Outstanding...

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Instructor Interviews: Alexandra Alessandri and Dianne White

Instructor Interviews: Alexandra Alessandri and Dianne White

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructors Alexandra Alessandri and Dianne White! Alexandra and Dianne are both teaching sections of Picture Book I. Dianne is teaching in our asynchronous, deadline-driven online format starting January 18, and Alexandra is teaching in...

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Winter 2023 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

Contact Us!

Writers@uclaextension.edu
310-825-9415

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