News & Events

CWP builds community around writing on campus and beyond by hosting events for students and teachers, interviewing campus writers, maintaining a resource library, and publishing an online forum for the teaching of writing across campus.

We are proud of our campus writing community, and we work to showcase that community’s talents.


December 9, 2020
Jihoon Park, a former student in CWP's 130 "Introduction to the Craft of Short Fiction" taught by Kim Freeman, is now a student in the MFA in Creative Writing at George Mason. He recently published the short story "The Zookeeper's Guide to Animals" in New World Writing.
December 4, 2020
Margi Wald has received TESOL International Association's 2021 Virginia French Allen Award in recognition of her scholarship and service to TESOL and its state affiliate CATESOL.
December 4, 2020
Kim Freeman will be speaking at the fall 2020 Faculty Sustainability Workshop on Thursday, December 10th. Participants will discuss integrating sustainability principles into their curricula.
October 15, 2020
The next AWP examination is scheduled for January 6, 2021 at 6 pm PST and 9 a.m. January 7, 2021. Registration will open in November. Please see more information on our AWP information page. Results will be ready before the beginning of spring 2021 classes. 
September 3, 2020
Former College Writing student Erinn Wong’s research on digital blackface was recently featured in an August 2020 article for Yahoo Life.


January 29, 2021 (All day) to January 30, 2021 (All day)
The University of California Writing Programs Conference will take place online on Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30, 2021. Our keynote speaker will be Flower Darby, author of Small Teaching Online. Registration is free for all participants. See this page for registration and more info.