Success Stories

Success: Sheryl Recinos Publishes Memoir

Success: Sheryl Recinos Publishes Memoir

Current student Sheryl Recinos published her memoir, Hindsight: Coming of age on the streets of Hollywood, in October 2018. Speaking of her experience writing and self-publishing the book, Sheryl says, “Writing my memoir finally put the horrors of my childhood into...

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Success: Gary Dickson’s Publishing Successes

Success: Gary Dickson’s Publishing Successes

Fiction Certificate Student Gary Dickson recently published An Improbable Pairing, a historical romance novel that chronicles the enduring themes of a young man’s coming of age and the rebellious love of the mismatched. He will also have a book of French poetry...

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Feature Articles

2019 Writers Studio Recap

2019 Writers Studio Recap

This past week, we held our annual Writers Studio, a four day intensive where students from around the world come to learn, write, and engage with each other. This year we had over a hundred and twenty students in eleven classes gathered together. Here’s a visual...

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New Spring Courses

New Spring Courses

While many places in the northern hemisphere are still entrenched in winter (hope you’ve warmed up by now, polar vortex folks), we’re already looking forward to Spring here at Extension. Registration just opened for Spring quarter and we have an exciting slate of new...

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WP Year in Review

WP Year in Review

In case you’ve missed it, 2018’s been a bit of a busy year for the Writers’ Program. We moved offices. Twice. We’re now situated in a (semi)permanent home on Wilshire Blvd, near UCLA’s Wilshire Center. After being in our Gayley location for decades, it’s been a huge...

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Welcome New WP Staffer, Ashley Griggs!

Welcome New WP Staffer, Ashley Griggs!

The Writers’ Program is thrilled to add a new Program Representative to our team. Ashley started this week, and will be working as a Program Representative in both the Writers’ Program and Entertainment Studies. She’ll be doing a lot of important behind the scenes...

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Instructor Interview: Kristine Huntley

Instructor Interview: Kristine Huntley

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor, Kristine Huntley! She is one of three instructors teaching one-day workshop this Winter, Winning a TV Writing Fellowship to Jumpstart Your Career, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and her upcoming...

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