Spring 2024: Poetry reading & Senior Project presentations

On Tuesday, April 23, current students and their poetry instructor read original poems to a group at the Ludwick Sacred Space. Haley Albertson, Anahi Beltran, Lily Bower-Moore, and Sara Dawidian all showed off their impressive talents, reading a variety of formal (ghazals, centos) and free verse poems. They were followed by their instructor Sara Ellen […]

Spring 2024: Visiting Poet, Douglas Manuel!

On March 19, the Creative Writing program was thrilled to welcome poet Douglas Manuel to campus. Doug visited CWRT 303: Poetry Writing, in which the students were reading his newest book Trouble Funk. Doug shared his thoughts on writing and publishing, and then gave a fantastic and touching reading of his works in the Ludwick […]

Fall 2023 Senior Project Presentations!

As part of the Senior Project, Creative Writing students now take part in a public presentation of their work … really more a public presentation of themselves as writers, sharing their inspirations, challenges, and influences, all through the lens of their own work.   On Wednesday, December 6, senior students Daniel Dundas, Mia Aguilera, and […]

Spring 2023 Poetry Reading!

On Tuesday, April 24, five undergraduate poets read their original works at the Ludwick Sacred Space to a packed house. The student readers were Shanelle Ruelas, Geneva Murillo, Jocelyn Hancock, Kamila De La Fuente, and Janira Hernandez (three are Creative Writing majors, four are students in the spring poetry class taught by Sara Fowler).   […]

Fall 2022 Student Reading #2 of 2

Another fantastic student-focused event! On Wednesday December 7, three undergraduate prose writers read their original works at the Ludwick Sacred Space as part of an event moderated by Andrea Martínez. The student readers were three creative majors majors, Jefferson Travis Croushore, Cara Musashi, and Selena Cordar, and their stories touched on the demonic possession of […]

Class visit: Kiik Araki-Kawaguchi

On December 5, Kiik Araki-Kawaguchi, author of the tremendously innovative and meaningful collection THE BOOK OF KANE AND MARGARET, beamed into our Advanced Fiction class all the way from Bellingham, Washington. As students were nearing the semester’s end and were focused on revising their works, Kiik led them through exercises that opened up new and […]

Fall 2022 Student Reading #1 of 2

One of the great parts of our program is student involvement! On Wednesday November 9, three undergraduate fiction writers read their original works at the Ludwick Sacred Space as part of an event moderated by Jocel Sánchez. The student readers were two creative majors majors and a psychology major, Mia Aguilera, Mia Alvarez, and Adonis Borer, and […]

Fall 2021 Fiction Reading

Very talented fiction author Carribean Fragoza was kind enough to visit ULV, where she spoke to our Advanced Fiction class and gave a public reading followed by a Q&A. The Campus Times did a great write up!      

Student Reading

Our fantastic graduating seniors Hannah Schultz, Krista Nave, and Monica Rosas were joined by this year’s winner of the ULV Undergraduate Creative Writing Contest Jesús Ramírez for an hour-long reading from and celebration of their excellent works.

Chad Sweeney visits

Poet Chad Sweeney visited our poetry class and giving a reading.