Rita Williams

Rita Williams's work has appeared in Best Food Writing for 2007, Los Angeles Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, O at Home, Saveur, The Utne Reader and Fins and Feathers. She is currently teaching in the Master of Professional Writing Program at the University of Southern California. If the Creek Don't Rise is her first book.

 


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Les Plesko, 1954 – 2013

LES PLESKO It is with enormous sadness that I tell you that Les Plesko, one of UCLA Extension Writers’ Program’s ...


Mentors: Alison Leslie Gold

What Gold modeled for me was the idea that the writer delivers stories that the reader needs. The point is to do that job well....


Don't Fence Her In

Since Wyoming is now popularly associated with Dick Cheney and Matthew Shepard's murderers, it’s good to see a more complex portrait of the territory....

Don’t Fence Her In
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