writing

Recent Grad Documenting Mandela Fellows Visit

July 20, 2018

Tene Goodwin, who graduated from the UC Davis College of Letters and Science this spring with a degree in economics and minor in professional writing, started immediately using her educational and international background by documenting the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders visit to UC Davis.

Aggie Develops Path to Becoming Influential Social Media Communicator

LinkedIn Manager Crossed 'Corporate Attorney' off Career List When She Discovered Writing

When I started at UC Davis in 2004, I was undeclared as far as majors go but had aspirations of being a corporate attorney. A career placement quiz in eighth grade put the idea in my head. I decided that my love for writing and arguing would make this a great choice for me.

Creative Writing Student Wins PEN Award

February 28, 2018
UC Davis Creative Writing graduate student Cristina Fries is one of the 12 winners of the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. It is given by PEN American, an organization that offers a wide range of support to writers.

English Grad is Pen America Award Winner

June 17, 2017
Angela Morales (English, ’91) has won a Pen America Literary Award for her book of essays The Girls in My Town. The autobiographical essays are about growing up in Los Angeles.