Monthly Archives: May 2013

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey It’s that time again...   on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey I think we have all wondered about what happens when you die.  If you are an atheist, imagine that you have died and discovered there is a god... and she is mad at you and Bill Maher.  Or, if [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 31st, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Blast from the Past

The Olympics of Film Written By: John Rosenberg - Originally Published JUL• 02•12 Making movies is like running an Olympic marathon. There are many hurdles to cross until the finish line, and one of the final ones is mastering the color. Today I’m at the post house color correcting (or color grading, as some call it) a feature I’d edited. As [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 26th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey All right already... on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________  POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Sucks to your assmar.  Write a poem about your favorite book, artwork, or even your favorite movie.  Let’s get ekphrastic fantastic.  Use your imagination and use the work as inspiration for your poem. ___________________________  FICTION PROMPT by Redd Williams Write about [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 24th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Behind the Story- “Gun”

Written By: Ashley Reynolds Tim Tomlinson's story "Gun" appeared the last issue of The Coachella Review magazine. "Gun" is about a twelve year old boy named Cliff who gets into trouble when decides to open fire on light company workers. When his brother Wally rats him out to his parents, Cliff must deal with the wrath of his ex-militant father [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 22nd, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Behind the Story- “Gun”

Blast from the Past

Changes Written By: John Rosenberg - Originally Published OCT•03•2011 Receiving notes and critique from others is an essential but often painful part of the writing process. This week I finished correcting the galleys to my first novel, Tincture of Time, a tale about an American medical student in Brazil. (I became familiar with South America while working as an editor on a [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 19th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Poetry Block

Written By: Mag Gabbert In my experience I’ve found that “poetry block,” as I’ll call it, is an entirely different beast than other varieties of writer’s block. When I sat down to write this post, for example, I didn’t know what I was going to write about…but it was a different kind of sensation than not knowing where or how [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25-07:00 May 17th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Poetry Block

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey No excuses.  Write… on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey What is your favorite number?   Go to Wikipedia.  Click on the random article button on the left hand side to the count of your favorite number. (Example, 7 times)  Now, write about the subject matter in that article. *If you [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25-07:00 May 17th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Spring Residency Guests Announced

Our spring residency is just a few weeks away -- June 7-16th -- and if you're interested in attending a day prior to applying, we'd be happy to have you. Please contact Agam Patel at 760-834-0926 or agam.patel@ucr.edu to arrange your visit. We're excited to announce that our visiting residency faculty (in addition to our  award-winning core faculty) this spring [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25-07:00 May 13th, 2013|Categories: Events, Program News, Residency|Comments Off on Spring Residency Guests Announced

Start the Weekend…Write!

Time for some writing… on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Make a list of at least 10 wishes you have for another person.  My favorite ‘wish’ poem is by the late, great Lucille Clifton, “wishes for sons”. (You can find the poem at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15601.  It is hilarious.)  Hopefully Lucille has provided some great inspiration.  [...]