Success Stories

Success: Janet Clare Publishes Debut Novel

Success: Janet Clare Publishes Debut Novel

Former student Janet Clare has just published her debut novel, Time Is the Longest Distance. Set in the harsh desert of the Australian outback it is a moral story of immorality in a place where "night comes on like a door slamming shut." Of the influence the Writers’...

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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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Feature Articles

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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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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