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Dirty Laundry Lit At AWP Seattle

If you're in Seattle for AWP this February, you're in for a treat as alum Mag Gabbert and program director Tod Goldberg take the stage for Dirty Laundry  Lit, the popular reading series created by alum Natashia Deon.  RSVP here. 

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:19-07:00 January 28th, 2014|Categories: Alumni News, Events, Faculty News|Comments Off on Dirty Laundry Lit At AWP Seattle

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

Faculty Spotlight: David Ulin

Each day through February 1st, our spring deadline for admission, we'll be taking a look at the faculty members of UCR Palm Desert -- you'll see them talking, you'll read their work, you may even see them play a musical instrument or two. In this video, nonfiction professor David Ulin sits down at a recent residency with Columbine author Dave [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:52-07:00 January 22nd, 2013|Categories: Events, Faculty News, Program News, Residency|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: David Ulin

Program News: Empire Moon At The Ace Hotel On December 1st

PEN is hosting a fantastic reading in Palm Springs on December 1st that the MFA program is proud to be a sponsor of. Come see Tod Goldberg and Maggie Downs read their work (along with a cast of thousands!) and get more information about the program, too.

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:28-07:00 November 12th, 2012|Categories: Ephemera, Events, Program News|Comments Off on Program News: Empire Moon At The Ace Hotel On December 1st

MFA Info Sessions Planned For Oct.10th & 20th

If you're interested in learning more information about UCR's Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing & Writing for the Performing Arts, we'll be holding two info sessions in Palm Desert in October. The first takes place on Wednesday, October 10th at 6pm, on the campus of UCR Palm Desert. You'll be able to meet faculty, students and administrators from the [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:32:10-07:00 October 4th, 2012|Categories: Events|Comments Off on MFA Info Sessions Planned For Oct.10th & 20th

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

Echo Park Rising Reading Featuring Natashia Deon

Get thee to Echo Park this Saturday for Echo Park Rising, a day long festival of music, words, food and legal libations. Alum Natashia Deon will be reading her stuff, which means it's probably a good idea to get there early...the crowds might overtake the streets:  

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:29-07:00 August 24th, 2012|Categories: Alumni News, Events|Comments Off on Echo Park Rising Reading Featuring Natashia Deon

Student News: Poetry Student Jo Robbins Launches New Touring Reading Series

The Lit Mamas are coming to town... We are a group of really funny, not so politically correct, moms who are all writers/performers coming together for The LIT MAMAS TOUR, in conjunction with Not Your Mama’s Mama– a series of recorded storytelling events about the crazy, inappropriate fun that we call motherhood. Otherwise known as, our everyday lives. We kiss boo-boos away all [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:32:27-07:00 August 24th, 2012|Categories: Events, Student News|Comments Off on Student News: Poetry Student Jo Robbins Launches New Touring Reading Series