Djerassi Program Recognized as a Top Writers Retreat Poets & Writers named Djerassi in the top twenty-two most inspiring writers retreats in the nation. Leni Zumas (‘05) reminisces on her experience at Djerassi, saying “[to] be immersed in mountain beauty, given good meals and a cozy room, free to sleep and read and walk and write as I chose—it was heaven.” Read the article here.
Viet Thanh Nguyen featured in The New York Times Viet Thanh Nguyen (Djerassi 2008, 2018) was recently featured in a New York Times article! Hear him talk about the process of writing his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Sympathizer,” and the new sequel “The Committed,” which will be published on March 2. Read the article