Nancy Spiller

Nancy Spiller is the Los Angeles–based author of Entertaining Disasters: A Novel (with recipes) (Counterpoint, 2009) and Compromise Cake: Lessons Learned From My Mother’s Recipe Box (Counterpoint, 2013). She is also an artist, recovering journalist, and instructor in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program. For more information please visit Twitter handle: @nancyspiller.


Ten Commandments of Writing

Nancy Spiller and Karen E. Bender discuss being an outsider, the role of literary fiction for modern readers, and the 10 commandments of writing....

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 ...

Les Plesko, 1954 – 2013