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Student News: Bill Ratner In Performance

If you, like the rest of us, secretly still spend a lot of time imagining you're Flint from GI Joe, then you must catch our own Bill Ratner, the voice Flint, in a one-of-a-kind live performance: Hollywood Fringe Festival Favorite, Master Storyteller, and Voiceover Artist, Bill Ratner, the cartoon voice of G.I. Joe's "Flint," returns in 2014 with The True [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:18-07:00 April 25th, 2014|Categories: Student News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Student News: Bill Ratner In Performance

Faculty News: Gina Frangello at LATFOB

A great new interview with Gina Frangello, conducted at the LA Times Festival of Books: "Frangello writes with epic ferocity," Beth Kephart wrote in the Chicago Tribune review of "A Life  in Men." "She inhabits many countries brilliantly, many characters seamlessly, and a carousel of points of view. The scenes are often crass, harsh. The primary characters do not beg for our [...]

By | 2014-04-25T04:46:53-07:00 April 25th, 2014|Categories: Faculty News|Comments Off on Faculty News: Gina Frangello at LATFOB

Faculty News: Jill Alexander Essbaum Is The Toast Of London

Congratulations to poetry professor Jill Alexander Essbaum, whose novel Hausfrau just sold to Random House...and then every publisher in every foreign land: RH is now selling foreign rights to the book at the fair and, in an email to publishers about the novel, which PW obtained, Ebershoff touted the fact that the work is only the second debut novel he has acquired in recent [...]

By | 2014-04-25T04:29:11-07:00 April 25th, 2014|Categories: Faculty News|Comments Off on Faculty News: Jill Alexander Essbaum Is The Toast Of London

Our New Spring Class

  We're pretty excited about our new class of students...here's what they look like (in most cases), so if you see them on the street you can ask for their autographs.           Kendall Brunson graduated with her B.A. in English in 2009 and put it to good use by becoming a private music teacher. She writes and [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:18-07:00 April 6th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our New Spring Class