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MFA at the WeHo Book Fair

If you're looking for the UCR Low Residency MFA program, you'll have plenty of chances this Sunday, September 30th at the 11th annual West Hollywood Book Fair. You can find our program's booth -- E3 -- just adjacent to the Fiction Stage, where you can meet some of the faculty and students, and get a free pen that will likely [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:32:10-07:00 September 28th, 2012|Categories: Events, Faculty News|Comments Off on MFA at the WeHo Book Fair

Faculty News: David Ulin & Elizabeth Crane at the Brooklyn Book Festival

If you're in the greater New York area and aren't afraid of throngs of hipsters all in one central portion of Brooklyn, then you should hustle out this weekend to see our own David Ulin and Elizabeth Crane at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Here's where you can catch them: Brooklyn Borough Hall Courtroom (209 Joralemon Street) 1:00 P.M. The Other [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:32:10-07:00 September 19th, 2012|Categories: Events, Faculty News|Comments Off on Faculty News: David Ulin & Elizabeth Crane at the Brooklyn Book Festival

Faculty News: Deanne Stillman on Bibliocracy

Tonight (and then in the internet archive until the end of time...) Deanne Stillman will be talking about her excellent new book Desert Reckoning on KPFK's Bibliocracy Radio:  Tonight at 8 PM on Bibliocracy:  DEANNE STILLMAN has made a name for herself as an exemplary nonfiction writer, a kind of crime beat reporter meets existential investigator of the dark side of society, [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:32:10-07:00 September 19th, 2012|Categories: Faculty News|Comments Off on Faculty News: Deanne Stillman on Bibliocracy

Faculty News: Emily Rapp’s The Still Point of the Turning World Garners Advance Praise

Nonfiction professor Emily Rapp's second memoir, The Still Point of the Turning World, won't be released until March, but is already gaining some pretty solid endorsements: “The Still Point of the Turning World is about the smallest things and the biggest things, the ugliest things and the most beautiful things, the darkest things and the brightest things, but most of all it’s [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:29-07:00 September 6th, 2012|Categories: Faculty News|Comments Off on Faculty News: Emily Rapp’s The Still Point of the Turning World Garners Advance Praise

Student News: Screenwriting student George Morgan Sells…A Non-Fiction Book!

Congratulations to screenwriting student George Morgan who has just sold a nonfiction project to Prometheus Books entitled Rocket Girl: The True Story of America's First Female Rocket Scientist about his mother, Mary Sherman Morgan, who is credited with inventing the liquid fuel Hydyne and helping to launch the US into space. George also wrote a play of the same name, which debuted in [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:29-07:00 September 3rd, 2012|Categories: Student News|Comments Off on Student News: Screenwriting student George Morgan Sells…A Non-Fiction Book!