Success: Darrin Dortch Staffed on TNT Show

Success: Darrin Dortch Staffed on TNT Show

Former student Darrin Dortch has steadily built his TV writing career since enrolling in the Writers’ Program. Of his success he says, “Since taking UCLA’s TV Pilot Rewriting class in 2015, my career has skyrocketed. I am currently staffed on TNT’s Claws, I have...
Success: Kelli McNeil’s Transition to Screenwriter

Success: Kelli McNeil’s Transition to Screenwriter

Former student Kelli McNeil came to the Writers’ Program with a background in fiction but was looking to expand to screenwriting. She’s had quite a bit of success since this transition (and is still invested in the creative writing field). Kelli says, “I had...
Success: J. Ryan Stradal’s Second Novel Coming Soon

Success: J. Ryan Stradal’s Second Novel Coming Soon

Former student J. Ryan Stradal’s second novel The Lager Queen of Minnesota will be published by Pamela Dorman Books/Viking on July 23rd, 2019. Following the success of his first novel, the New York Times bestseller Kitchens of the Great Midwest, his new novel...
Success: Michael Werwie’s New Film Now on Netflix

Success: Michael Werwie’s New Film Now on Netflix

Former student and screenwriting contest semifinalist Michael Werwie’s Nicholl-winning Black List script Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile is now available on Netflix, starring Zac Efron and Lily Collins. His upcoming movie Lost Girls, based on the New...
Success: Judith Teitelman Publishes Debut Novel

Success: Judith Teitelman Publishes Debut Novel

Former student Judith Teitelman’s first novel, Guesthouse for Ganesha, was published earlier this week. Judith says the process, “has been 18 years in the making. Betwixt and between consulting and teaching and travel and life, I conceived, developed, wrote, rewrote,...

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