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From jobless to journalist: How I found myself post-graduation

On June 10, 2015, I was victorious. A university graduate. Successful. Erudite. Learned. On June 11, I was 21 years old, jobless and living with...

Fixing classroom environments could improve perception of reading and writing

As someone who developed an early interest in reading books, it always puzzled me why so many people find reading and writing difficult. Reading...

UC Riverside hosts 40th annual Writer’s Week

Presented every February by UC Riverside’s Department of Creative Writing, Writer’s Week brings to campus a plethora of writers, authors, poets and novelists associated...

“More than spoken word” lights up The Barn

The Barn, at first glance, seems like nothing more than a ramshackle, old shack. It is unfathomable to think that countless artists — some...

The Blood-Jet Writing Hour

The “Blood-Jet Writing Hour” is an online radio show produced and hosted by UCR alumna Rachelle Cruz. During the show, Cruz interviews various poets...

Alicia Christensen’s guide to scholarly publishing

Perhaps the greatest downside of being a writer is the worry that your work will never get recognized, largely due to the competitiveness and...

United Community of Riverside: Sharing Stories

When I was younger, I’ll be honest — I hated writing. The experience was like pulling teeth from a shark. Level of discomfort: high....

R’Perspective: On Writing Fan Fiction

If people ask what I’m usually scribbling down in my notebooks, I feel I have to discredit my fan fiction by stating it’s “not...

Bibliowhat: The weight of words

  There’s a quote by writer Gary Provost about the musicality of writing, and the way lines can bunch or fall or meld together to...

Writing cannot be graded by technology

“You are smarter than a calculator,” elementary school teachers often tell their students. “The human mind is a wonderful tool.” But as academic technology...