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Wilkinson Graduate Students Shine in the Southwest

April 1, 2020 by | English

This March Wilkinson College graduate students student ventured into the southwest for two major conferences: The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) in San Antonio, Texas, and the Council of Graduate School’s (CGS) annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In San Antonio, over a dozen of our MFA in Creative Writing students represented Chapman at AWP,

From Our Eyes: Emerging Female Writers MFA Students spend the day with prolific female writers.

March 13, 2020 by Esther Shin and Tryphena Yeboah | English

From Our Eyes is a new blog series showcasing Wilkinson faculty and students’ first-hand accounts of their undergraduate and graduate experiences. In this first installment, we hear from two students in the MFA English Program, Tryphena Yeboah and Esther Shin, who were invited to attend a conference on female writers. When we received confirmation that

Write to Read Connecting Members of the Local Literary Community

February 17, 2020 by Jason Thornberry | English

In celebration of Black History Month, Natashia Déon is the featured artist for the latest installment of Write to Read. But what exactly is Write to Read? How did one graduate student create a reading series that attracts not only his peers, but members of the Southern California community? It was the middle of Matt

Why Chapman MFA By Elena Goodenberger

January 22, 2020 by Elena Goodenberger | English

When I first visited Chapman University at the ripe age of sixteen, I have to admit that the number one thing that attracted me to the school was its proximity to Disneyland. As a kid from Oregon who frequently made PowerPoints (complete with airfare options, hotel prices, rental car coupons, and MapQuest directions) to convince

Wilkinson Students Attend Luncheon with Author Casey Cep

January 17, 2020 by | English

On Friday, January 10th, two Wilkinson College students, senior Bria Holt (Creative Writing) and first-year, first-gen Joselyn Perez-Rivera (Political Science), attended the OC Literary Society Luncheon with Casey Cep, author of Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee. Wilkinson helps sponsor the OC Literary Society Collaborative, directed by Professor Jan Osborn,

From MBA to MFA A Graduate Student's Journey

January 8, 2020 by Esther Shin | News

By Esther Shin MFA Graduate Student On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, I wrote the following to myself: I sat in on the MFA poetry reading this evening and I enjoyed it so much. The students did such a great job—their voice, style and subject matter was so diverse. I was slightly envious of them getting

Tabula Poetica’s 10th Anniversary Poets Gather to Celebrate the Milestone

December 13, 2019 by | News

When Dr. Anna Leahy started Tabula Poetica in 2009, she did not imagine what it might be years later. Now known as the center for vibrant conversation about poetry at Chapman University, Tabula Poetica has made a name for itself, hosting more than 50 poets over the years and launching Tab: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics. In December, the Poetry Center

Center for Creative and Cultural Industries Grand Opening Red Ribbon Ceremony

December 6, 2019 by | News

Wilkinson College’s Creative and Cultural Industries has a place to officially call home. The program that launched in Fall 2015 recently celebrated its grand opening of the center, located at 428 N. Glassell Street, with CCI Program Director, Patrick Fuery. “Tony Soprano once said ‘buy land, God’s not making any more’ – and that is

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