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Literature and Writing Club

The CSUSM Literature and Writing Club celebrates community, diversity, creativity, and new perspectives among its members. We strive to achieve this through weekly meetings, creative writing exercises, reflective journaling, open discussions, and Open Mic events. Let your voice be heard and your words read by joining the LTWR Club here on campus!  

Spring 2021 Literature and Writing Club Meeting Schedule

  • Every other Tuesday via Zoom
  • 12:00-1:00pm

Club Officers

Lara Amin


Lara Amin

Senior - Literature & Writing Studies 

Lara is a senior studying Literature and Writing. After graduation, she plans on going to grad school to pursue an M.A. in English and teach at the postsecondary level. During her free time, she enjoys reading, writing poetry, photography, singing, and dancing. Her favorite book is The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde and her favorite quote, by the same author, is “All art is quite useless.”

Emily Knoff

Vice President

Emily Knoff

Junior  - Political Science 

Emily is a third year Political Science major. After she graduates, she is planning on continuing her education through a Master’s degree in Political Science. Emily hopes to pursue a career in research and research methodology. In her spare time, Emily enjoys playing the guitar and going to the beach. Her favorite book is The Color Purple by Alice Walker. Her favorite quote is from J.R.R. Tolkien: “There is some good in this world and it is worth fighting for.”

Madi Hart


Madi Hart

Junior - Literature & Writing Studies 

Madi is a third year student who is majoring in Literature and Writing. She is hoping to travel a little after graduation and perhaps look into a job in foreign correspondence. Her favorite hobbies consist of making Spotify playlists, writing poetry, reading, and swimming. Her favorite book at the moment is The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. One of her favorite quotes is by Lemony Snicket: “I will love you if I never see you again, and I will love you if I see you every Tuesday.”




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Please feel welcome to contact the Faculty Advisor for the Club, Prof. Francesco Levato, at, for more information.