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Writing her way to a new career Random House will publish the novel by Julia Walton (MFA '16), a James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student winner

May 5, 2016 by Robyn Norwood | Arts and Culture

Julia Walton, one of two winners of this year’s James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Awards, has something in common with 20th century poet Wallace Stevens. Like Stevens, Walton (MFA ’16) kept a flame of creativity burning while working in the insurance industry, mired in a world of claims, deductibles and coverage limits. But unlike

Chapman presents annual Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl on Tuesday, April 12 Free event to feature prominent writers Pico Iyer, Janna Levin, alumnus Ryan Gattis '01 and Gordon McAlpine

March 31, 2016 by | Campus Life

Chapman University is once again bringing together acclaimed authors for the Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl to talk, sign their books and advise hopeful writers on the winding road to publication success. This free event is on Tuesday April 12, at 3 p.m. and will be held at Chapman University in Beckman Hall 404. Organized by

To write, to heal Alumna finds recovery from rape and an eating disorder in writing new memoir 'Controlled'

September 2, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

Interterm, that six-week wedge between Chapman University’s fall and spring semesters, is ideal for study-abroad adventures, unique courses on campus and creative projects benefited by long work sessions in quiet studios. Or for one alumna, pounding out the first draft of a book about an adolescence shattered by rape. That’s what Neesha Arter ’12 did

WordTheatre® Returns to Chapman University with Famed Author Ann Beattie on Monday, Sept. 21 — Free Admission Celebrated Authors’ Short Stories Brought to Life by Film and Television Celebrities and Chapman Students

August 30, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

WordTheatre® returns to Chapman University for a third season, presenting some of America’s finest short stories as performed by noted film and television actors — and, at Chapman, a student actor as well.  On Monday, September 21 at 8 p.m. in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center, the season begins with