Success Stories

Success: Maria Dadouch Awarded Katara Prize

Success: Maria Dadouch Awarded Katara Prize

Fiction Certificate graduate Maria Dadouch recently won the Katara Prize. Of her experience, Maria says, “I'm honored to be invited for the second time to share my stories of success here. I recently received the Katara Prize for my novel The Planet of the...

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Success: Francisco Uribe Publishes Two Stories

Success: Francisco Uribe Publishes Two Stories

Former Student Francisco Uribe recently had two stories published. “Lápices de color” was published in Huizache 8, and “No te metas,” can be read on Aquifer: The Florida Review Online. Francisco is very happy with his experience in the Writers’ Program, saying, “In...

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Success: Michael Mejia Publishes Second Novel

Success: Michael Mejia Publishes Second Novel

Former student Michael Mejia published his second novel, TOKYO, in March and was featured in an interview with SLUG Magazine last year. For those in Los Angeles, he will be reading an excerpt at Book Soup on August 6th, 2018. Michael took several Writers’ Program...

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Feature Articles

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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NaNoWriMo Prep Resources

NaNoWriMo Prep Resources

National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo to those in the know) is just over two weeks away. In addition to our course designed for NaNoWriMo participants, and the tips on getting through the month, we wanted to offer some resources for preparing for NaNoWriMo....

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The Writers’ Program’s New Home

The Writers’ Program’s New Home

It’s been quite some time since the Writers’ Program office has been in a settled location. Starting in the spring, we knew we would be moving office spaces, along with the rest of UNEX Administrative and Program offices, to first a temporary space, and then a new...

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Fall 2018 Read It Before (or After) You See It

Fall 2018 Read It Before (or After) You See It

On the heels of summer blockbusters, and jump-starting the holiday/award-show end-of-year push, is where often you’ll find a slew of literary adaptations released to theatres. The fall 2018 movie releases are no exception. Here’s a breakdown of a few upcoming releases...

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