Writing News

  • Brushed by the Demon

    Brushed by the Demon

    February 1, 2006

    Alumnus Chris Abani writes of torment and grace By Pamela J. Johnson February 2006 Five and a half years ago, Chris Abani was unemployed and playing the saxophone at Santa Monica Pier. Those who tossed coins into his open… more>

    categories: graduate

    tags: alumni, book, writing

  • Writing Talent Sought

    March 1, 2005

    Undergraduate writing conference sparks opportunities By Sona Movsesian March 2005 The Undergraduate Writer’s Conference, co-sponsored by the Academic Cultural Initiative and AngeLingo, was held in Mark Taper Hall of… more>

    categories: undergraduate

    tags: conference, writing

  • Advanced Writing Teacher Honored

    Advanced Writing Teacher Honored

    October 1, 2004

    By Katherine Yungmee KimOctober 2004Sitting cross-legged on a bench in the Queen’s Courtyard at USC, Kathi Berens identifies herself as “a Woolf person” and “a literature/history person of old.”… more>

    categories: undergraduate, research

    tags: award, teacher, writing

  • The Los Angelino?

    The Los Angelino?

    October 1, 2004

    The bright Angelino sun peeks behind two curving palm trees on the home page of the new student-created and student-run Web site AngeLingo. The top of the page boldly declares, “We look to Los Angeles/ for the language… more>

    categories: undergraduate

    tags: los angeles, web site, writing