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

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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Fall Courses Not to Miss

Fall Courses Not to Miss

Fall classes start next week, and while some classes are full, we have a slate of courses still available (designed to fit a latitude of experience levels and schedules) that we don’t think you should miss! Creative Writing Personal Essay II (online & onsite)...

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