CALENDAR

Creative Writing Program

J.D. Scrimgeour

Working Writer Series

September 21, 2023 | 7:30 pm

J. D. Scrimgeour has published five poetry collections—most recently Banana Bread, composed in Mandarin—and Themes for English B: A Professor’s Education In & Out of Class, which won the AWP Award for Nonfiction.

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Elizabeth Graver

Working Writer Series

September 28, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Elizabeth Graver’s latest novel, Kantika, was inspired by her grandmother’s adventurous life.  Her previous novel was longlisted for the National Book Award and her collection of short stories won the Drue Heinz Literature Prize.

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Rosanna Xia

Working Writer Series

October 3, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Rosanna Xia, a Los Angeles Times environmental reporter, wrote California Against the Sea: Visions for Our Changing Coastline.  Her work has been featured in Best Science and Nature Writing and nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

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W. Ralph Eubanks

Working Writer Series

October 19, 2023 | 7:30 pm

W. Ralph Eubanks is the author of A Place Like Mississippi—a tour of real and imagined landscapes that inspire writers—and two other books that explore race, place, and history in the American South.

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Francisco Cantú

Working Writer Series

October 31, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Francisco Cantú is the author of The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in nonfiction.