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Success: Cindy Lin Publishes Debut Novel

Success: Cindy Lin Publishes Debut Novel

Former student Cindy Lin’s debut novel, The Twelve, was published last month. It is the first in a new fantasy adventure series by Harper Collins Children’s Books, and is a Junior Library Guild selection and recently made the SoCal Indie Bestseller List. Cindy is...

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Instructor Interview: Donald Martin

Instructor Interview: Donald Martin

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor Donald Martin! Donald is teaching the in-person section of Beginning Writing for the One-Hour Spec on the UCLA campus (Reg# 369716) this Fall, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and his upcoming...

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2019 Allegra Johnson Prize

2019 Allegra Johnson Prize

The Writers’ Program is happy to announce creative writing student Linda Abrams as the winner of the fifth Allegra Johnson Prize! Linda was nominated for the award by instructor Barbara Abercrombie for her memoir The Wrong House. Among the nominees, Maude Chilton —...

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Fall 2019 Catalog

Writers’ Program Comprehensive Brochure

Dates and Deadlines:

  • August 24 — YA Symposium
  • September 9 — Advanced Course Submission Deadline
  • September 9 — Master Class/Pro Series Submission Deadline
  • September 18-13 — Lake Arrowhead Writing Retreat
  • September 23 — Fall Quarter Begins
  • November 4 — Winter 2020 Catalog Drops
  • January 6 — Winter Quarter Begins

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