Summer Guest Instructors Galore!

We're really excited to have three talented writers joining us as guest instructors on our summer roster (which will go live on Wednesday!). Whether you write fiction, memoir, or nonfiction, these authors will inspire new writing and help develop your works in progress.

Welcome Lilliam Rivera, Zan Romanoff, and Elizabeth L. Silver! 

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Lilliam Rivera is an award-winning writer and author of The Education of Margot Sanchez, a contemporary young adult novel available now from Simon & Schuster. Recently named a "2017 Face to Watch" by the Los Angeles Times, Lilliam's work has appeared in Tin House, Los Angeles Times, and Latina, to name a few. She lives in Los Angeles where she’s completing her second novel.

Zan Romanoff is the author of two young adult novels, A Song to Take the World Apart and Grace and the Fever, both with Knopf Books for Young Readers. Her nonfiction has appeared online and in print in Allure, Buzzfeed, Elle, GQ, Lucky Peach, The New Republic, and The Paris Review Daily. She was born and raised in Los Angeles. 

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Elizabeth L Silver is the author of the memoir, The Tincture of Time: A Memoir of (Medical) Uncertainty (Penguin Press, 2017) and the critically acclaimed novel, The Execution of Noa P. Singleton (Crown, 2013), which was the Amazon Best Debut of the Month, an Amazon Best Book of the Year, Kirkus Best Book of the Summer, and published in seven languages. Elizabeth’s writing has appeared in or is forthcoming from McSweeney’sLenny Letter, New York Magazine, Literary Hub, The RumpusThe Los Angeles ReviewThe Millions, and The Dallas Morning News, among others. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, the MA program in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia in England, and Temple University Beasley School of Law, Elizabeth lives with her family in Los Angeles.

Stay tuned for more details!