Success Stories

Success: Daniel Pope’s Short Story Published

Success: Daniel Pope’s Short Story Published

Current student Daniel Pope's short story "Making a Difference" was recently published in Narrative Magazine. Of his experience in the Writers’ Program classes, Daniel says, “Ben Loory and Lou Mathews brought clarity and discernment to the study of craft in a way that...

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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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Feature Articles

Writing Tips for Fall

Writing Tips for Fall

As the year winds down, writing goals (and time, and energy) can take a back seat to other aspects of life. It happens, we get it. It can also be a time that, even if you’ve been going strong all year, you can start to feel some burnout or just a dip in creativity. So...

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Instructor Interview: Julia Camara

Instructor Interview: Julia Camara

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor Julia Camara! Julia is teaching an in-person section of Writing the First Screenplay I on the UCLA campus (Reg# 369578) this Fall, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and her upcoming course. What...

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Instructor Interview: Kim Dower

Instructor Interview: Kim Dower

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor Kim Dower! Kim is teaching a new class, Waking Up Your Prose, in Westwood -- near UCLA (Reg# 369670) this Fall, and sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and her upcoming course. What sparks your creativity?...

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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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NEW Courses for Fall 2019

NEW Courses for Fall 2019

Whether you’re well on your way to achieving your writing goals this year (go you!) or still struggling to figure them out (also, go you!) or anywhere in between, the Fall quarter is your LAST CHANCE to take advantage of the opportunities our course can offer for...

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