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Located in the most culturally diverse city in the country, Antioch University Los Angeles understands and celebrates diversity. Learn how to express yourself creatively and articulate your passion to make a meaningful impact on your community.

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Shari Foos Opens DIY Human Studio in Santa Monica

Shari Foos, MA, MFT, MS, founder and Creative Director of The Narrative Method, is an alumna of the MA in Clinical Psychology program, Adjunct Faculty in the Undergraduate Studies Department, and the founder of the Bridge Program. She recently opened the DIY Human Studio in Santa Monica, CA. The space will serve as a brick […]

An Interview with Visiting MFA Faculty Natashia Deón

Antioch LA Visiting MFA Faculty in fiction, Natashia Deón, is a NAACP Image Award Nominee and author of the critically-acclaimed novel, Grace. Awarded the 2017 American Library Association’s Black Caucus Award Winner for Best Debut Fiction, Grace was also named a New York Times Top Book 2016, a Kirkus Review Best Book of 2016, and a Book Riot, The Root, and Entropy Magazine Favorite Book of 2016. A practicing criminal attorney and law […]

Victoria Chang Awarded MacDowell Colony Fellowship

Core poetry faculty in the AULA MFA in Creative Writing program, Victoria Chang, was recently awarded a Macdowell Colony fellowship, which was announced in January in an article in ARTFORUM. Chang will be part of an interdisciplinary cohort of eighty-six artists from eighteen states and nine countries. The group includes composers, a landscape architect, film […]

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In order to foster global citizenship, personal growth, professional development, and socially conscious leadership, AULA offers a wide array of degrees in a variety of fields. Find an inspiring degree today, and begin your pursuit of a successful career and meaningful life.

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Student and Alumni Stories


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Andre Hardy

On Football, Hard-Boiled Detective Fiction, and Freedom Before Andre Hardy was a writer he was an athlete, and a damn good one at that. He was strong, fast, coordinated, powerful—the kind of talent you don’t deny. Choosing to embrace his talents, Andre trained hard, worked hard, and believed in himself—hard. He developed quickly. He started […]

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Sarita Sidhu

Sarita Sidhu on writing her life and on the writer she has become Humor for a writer is one of those elusive traits — either you have it or you don’t — and for those who don’t, it’s the kind of lack that can feel like a wanting. Wouldn’t it be nice, the unfunny are […]

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Shome Dasgupta

Interview with alum and author of “Mute” and “Pretend I Am Someone You Like” At what time in your life did you discover Antioch? This was around late 2005 or early 2006 when I was searching for low residency MFA programs for Creative Writing. AULA was my first choice, and I was so elated to […]