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Success: Upcoming Instructor Projects

Success: Upcoming Instructor Projects

The Writers’ Program often shares success stories of our students, alum, and instructors. One of the great things about having instructors who are active in their field is their inside knowledge of the writing biz. It’s also great because they constantly have new...

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Upcoming Writers’ Program Events

Upcoming Writers’ Program Events

While we’re still being cautious of everyone’s health and safety, the Writers’ Program wouldn’t be who we are if we weren’t creating opportunities for writers to learn, connect, and build community. Here are a few of our upcoming virtual events for spring &...

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Success: Bill Ratner to Publish Debut Poetry Collection

Success: Bill Ratner to Publish Debut Poetry Collection

Recent student Bill Ratner's debut poetry collection, To Decorate a Casket, will be published in May, 2021. Of his experience in the Writers' Program, Bill says, "The knowledge I gained in my UCLA Extension courses from these two master poets, Kim Dower and Suzanne...

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Fun Facts About Some Great Writers

Fun Facts About Some Great Writers

By Alexis Harmon American short story writer Cynthia Ozick once said "I read in order to write. I read out of obsession with writing". This is true for many writers – we spend just as much time (if not more) reading and studying the work of the greats as we do...

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Spring 2021 Catalog

Writers’ Program Comprehensive Brochure

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