UCLA Extension Writers' Program Presents Their Annual Publication Party, Today

UCLA Extension Writers' Program Presents Their Annual Publication Party, Today

Some of Los Angeles' most talented writers will gather Thursday, June 12, for the 21st annual UCLA Extension Writers' Program "Publication Party."

Writers' Program instructors will read aloud from their recently published fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry at the Skirball Cultural Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. and readings commence at 7:30 p.m. The event is free but RSVP is required.

The 18 writers to present their works are: Francesca Lia Block, Laurel Ann Bogen, Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, Michael Buckley, Rick Bursky, Sam Dunn, Dan Jaffe, Rachel Kann, Shawna Kenney, Suzanne Lummis, Paul Mandelbaum, Marisa Matarazzo, Lou Mathews, Kate Milliken, Deborah Reed, Colette Sartor, Peter Serchuk, and Harry Youtt. Books will be for sale courtesy of Small World Books.

The Writers' Program also celebrates the publication of "Cut To The Chase" and "Inside The Room" edited by Director Linda Venis, PhD, who has guided the growth of this UCLA Extension department for two decades. The books are based on UCLA Extension Writers' Program's renowned workshops and written by its successful film and television writer-teachers.

For more information about the event and the Writers' Program, call (310) 825-9415.

About the UCLA Extension Writers' Program

As the largest and most comprehensive continuing education creative writing and screenwriting program in the world, the UCLA Extension Writers' Program welcomes and trains writers at all levels of development whose aspirations range from personal enrichment to professional publication and production. Taught by an instructor corps of 200 professional writers, our curriculum features more than 400 annual open-enrollment courses onsite and online in novel writing, short fiction, personal essay, memoir, poetry, playwriting, writing for the youth market, publishing, feature film writing, and television writing, and is designed to accommodate your individual writing needs, ambitions, and lifestyle.

About UCLA Extension

UCLA Extension is the continuing education division of the University of California at Los Angeles. UCLA Extension offers evening, weekend, and online courses and certificates for professionals in business, management, engineering, information systems, entertainment studies, public policy, public health, the humanities and many other fields. Find out more at uclaextension.edu.

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