creative writing

Recent Graduate Wins O. Henry Award Jeffrey Day May 18, 2018

UC Davis College of Letters and Science alumnus Jamil Jan Kochai (M.A., English, ’17) is winner of an O. Henry Award for his short story “Nights in Logar.” This story and those by 19 other writers will be published in an anthology this fall.

“To be included amongst such a long history of incredible stories, it's unreal,” Kochai said.  

Many Disciplines Come Together for One Big Show

May 16, 2018
Students from seven disciplines — art, design, art history, music, theatre, creative writing and French — will be part of the annual Arts and Humanities Graduate Exhibition at UC Davis.
May Is a Month of Arts Collaboration at UC Davis Jeffrey Day April 27, 2018
Students in creative writing and music composition have collaborated on new works that build on other collaborations across disciplines in the College of Letters and Science at UC Davis.
Creative Writing Grads Back to Back Winners Jeffrey Day October 17, 2017
Graduates of the UC Davis English department’s creative writing program have scored back-to-back wins of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. Winners have a short story collection published by the University of Georgia Press.
Creative Writing Grad Finalist for National Book Award Jeffrey Day October 05, 2017
Elana Kuczynski Arnold (M.A., English, ‘98) is a finalist for the National Book Award in the Young Adult category. Her novel What Girls Are Made Of is one of five books shortlisted for the award.
Faculty and Grads a Big Part of Upcoming Jewish Museum Lineup Jeffrey Day September 25, 2017

September 2017 - UC Davis College of Letters and Science faculty, former faculty and graduates will be a part of several exhibitions at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco during the coming months. 

UC Davis Visiting Writers Tap into Their Heritage Jeffrey Day September 22, 2017
The 2017–2018 Creative Writers series at UC Davis will showcase writers exploring their Native American, African American, Sri Lankan and Hmong heritage as well as LGBTQ and feminist issues.
Creative Writing Faculty Hit the Deck for Reading Jeffrey Day September 01, 2017
For the 11th year, faculty in the Creative Writing Program at UC Davis will open the academic year with a reading in the UC Davis Arboretum. The event on the Wyatt Deck takes place Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
2017 Arts Season Takes Off (not verified) September 01, 2017
The academic year and arts season at UC Davis is kicking off. Here’s a look at the College of Letters and Science resources and the first offering in each for the fall. All exhibitions and talks and many concerts are free.
First Student Show at UC Davis Manetti Shrem Museum Jeffrey Day May 01, 2017
UC Davis will break down the walls of the exhibition box with “from this point forward,” a multidisciplinary exhibition by 28 graduate students will include students in art and art history, design, music, theatre, and creative writing.