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SBCC screenwriting instructor releases latest novel ‘Floodgate’


April 15, 2016

Juggling the many tasks of being both a City College screenwriting instructor and an award-winning writer, Johnny Shaw released his latest novel “Floodgate” last month. “Floodgate” tells the story of a cop in the fictional East Coas...

SBCC Creative Writing Club presents written fiction pieces

ANNA NAVIN, The Channels

December 4, 2015

Chella Courington’s creative writing class held an open reading on Dec. 2 on East Campus for students to read their fiction pieces to an audience. Jon Vreeland, president of the creative writing club, called up volunteers...

Writing contests offer students up to $1,000 in winnings

VINNY PRIMIANI, Channels Staff

March 18, 2014

Students enrolled in at least six units of coursework can respond to one of four writing contest prompts for a shot at winning a grand. Selden Cummings, 22-year-old English major, heard about the contest when English professo...

Current, retired professors recite their poetry at local bookstore

Lis Sorensen, Channels Staff

October 21, 2013

The dusty smell of new books permeated the atmosphere as the four writers rehearsed their final poem together, laughing and ready to perform. Full of family, friends and fans, a cozy back room at the Granada Bookstore held an audience ...

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