Friends of New Forum

This is a list of organizations that are related to New Forum, either as supporters, or sites which promote creative writing @ UCI (especially on the undergraduate level) These sites essentially share a common mission with New Forum.

  • UC Irvine Undergraduate Writing Emphasis

    If you are intersted in writing @ UCI, check out the Undergraduate Writing Emphasis of the English Department. Headed up by Susan Davis (email, this is both an informal program towards becoming a writer, and a resource for interested students. The emphasis is in a rapid phase of growth. Especially check this out if you are an undergraduate writer in the English major and would like to declare a writing emphasis. (Your declaration may or may not be official depending on the direction of the program)

  • UCI Department of English & Comparative Literature

    The English Department has been a strong supporter of New Forum since its formation in 1998. Their support has been especially strong in the last two years.

  • Faultline Literary Journal

    Faultline is another literary journal on campus which publishes short fiction and poetry. Faultline offers subscriptions for those interested in reading -- or submit your own work and get published. Faultline, unlike New Forum, is open to graduate students as well as undergraduates.

  • MFA Reading Series

    One way to improve your own writing is to listen to good writers, and the UCI MFA program in creative writing is the top program in the country. Come support our MFA students, and at the same time pick up some hints on how to improve your own work