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Success: Mylo Lam’s Chapbook Publication

Success: Mylo Lam’s Chapbook Publication

Former student Mylo Lam has won the Editor’s Choice award at Quarterly West for his chapbook AND NOT / AND YET, and it will be published soon. Mylo says of the experience, “I have built some [success] these past few years. The challenge continues to be that there is...

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Welcome Intern Brynn Alexander

Welcome Intern Brynn Alexander

The Writers’ Program is thrilled to have Brynn Alexander join us as an events and community engagement intern, thanks to the generous opportunity through the LA County Arts Commission Arts Internship Program. Brynn will be working on events and community-related...

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Success: Lena Nelson’s Debut Book

Success: Lena Nelson’s Debut Book

Former student Lena Nelson’s first book, America’s Youngest Ambassador: The Cold War Story of Samantha’s Smith Lasting Message of Peace, releases in the US on June 1, 2023. “The tale of ten-year-old Samantha Smith, who in the fall of 1982 wrote to the Soviet leader...

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Instructor Interview: Ruth Fowler

Instructor Interview: Ruth Fowler

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor Ruth Fowler! Ruth is teaching a section of One-Hour TV I (Reg# 392709) in person this Summer. She sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and her upcoming course. What sparks your creativity? Many things, but...

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Summer 2023 Offerings

Writers’ Program Brochure

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Dates and Deadlines:

  • June 5 — Summer Advance Course Submission Deadline
  • June 19 — Juneteenth Holiday
  • June 26 — Summer Quarter Begins
  • July 4 – Independence Day Holiday
  • July 25 — Fall Quater Enrollment Opens
  • September 4 — Labor Day Holiday
  • September 6 — Fall Advance Course Submission Deadline
  • September 18-23 — Writing Retreat at Lake Arrowhead
  • September 19 — Fall Quarter Begins
  • November 6 — Winter Quarter 2023 Enrollment Opens
  • November 10 — Veterans Day Holiday
  • November 23-24 — Thanksgiving Holiday

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