2011  Writing Programrss

  • October 12, 2011

    Best-selling author, doctor Abraham Verghese wows capacity crowd

    Physician and bestselling author Abraham Verghese worries that an overemphasis on medical technology is distancing doctors from patients. Dr. Verghese voiced his concerns during the 11th annual Sidhartha Maitra Memorial Lecture on campus.

  • April 20, 2011

    Well-known alumni writers discuss their craft in May 1 symposium

    UC Santa Cruz alumnus David Talbot, founder of Salon.com and best-selling author of "Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years," will kick off "A Writer's Life: A Celebration of Writing at UCSC" Sunday, May 1. Talbot will be joined by other well-known UCSC alumni novelists, journalists, and screenwriters.