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The Writers' Block


Wendy Witherspoon

Dr. Wendy Witherspoon

Embedded Tutoring Coordinator
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2720

John Lynch

John Lynch

Faculty Supervisor




Asusena (Susie) is double majoring in creative writing and music education at CSU Northridge. She also plays classical guitar, composes poetry, and enjoys hiking. 



Brian, a former LACC student, is now a graduate student at CSU Northridge with an emphasis on Rhetoric & Composition and teaching ESL. His attempts at vegetarianism have been largely unsuccessful..



Darnel recently transferred from LACC to UCLA, where he is pursuing a BA in Political Science. As someone passionate about reading, writing, and his community, Nel is pursuing his long-term goals of earning a master’s degree in urban planning and becoming a community leader. 



Jasmine is a computer science major at LACC who gained substantial writing experience from completing several college-level English courses and coursework in diverse subject areas. Outside of school, she enjoys cooking, bouldering at climbing gyms, and spending time with her dog. 



Kyle transferred from LACC to CSU Northridge, where he is studying engineering. Originally from Texas, he bought a wetsuit and surfboard within weeks of arriving in Los Angeles but has yet to use them.



Rebekah is an English literature major at UCLA with an emphasis in creative writing. In her free time she enjoys streaming true-crime podcasts, listening to music, and hanging out with her dogs.



Spencer is a student at LACC with an interest in transferring to UCLA to study literature. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball and listening to music.




Alexandra is majoring in English and minoring in history at UCLA and has extensive tutoring experience from her time at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz. Outside of school, she spends time with her pet chickens, tends her collection of hot peppers, and hikes in Northern California’s redwood forests.



America is majoring in communication studies at LACC with the goal of earning a master’s degree in counseling/education. She enjoys anything involving decorating, but her uncontested favorites are Halloween and Day of the Dead.



Chloe is a communications student working towards Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Screen Culture and Media Relations. From Australia (and trying to learn Spanish), she never gets tired of seeing the Hollywood sign. 



Diana is a public health major on route to CSULA. She enjoys watching cheesy B-rated Kung Fu movies in her free time.



Jill recently transferred from LACC to CSU Long Beach, where she is pursuing her bachelor’s in art. Prior to living in Los Angeles, she moonlighted as a wrestler in Mexico City and wrote a children's book about a time-traveling cat.



Katherine is a UCLA student majoring in English and minoring in history and professional writing. She enjoys baking, watching The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and making to-do lists.



Mariana is an LACC student planning to transfer to USC to study business administration with a minor in English. Outside of school, she studies Japanese, watches anime, hangs out with her Yorkie, and takes full advantage of her gym.



Matty is a communication studies major at CSU Long Beach. In her free time, she enjoys reading romance novels, painting her nails, and hanging out with her family.



Natalie is a UCLA student majoring in English and minoring in professional writing and public health. When she’s not working or studying, she loves to go on hikes, bake new recipes, and listen to true crime podcasts.



Tristan is studying creative writing with a minor in psychology at USC. She enjoys drawing and listening to music, but much of her free time is spent writing her first novel.



Stella is an American Studies major and English minor at USC. She likes to spend her free time writing, reading, hiking, and adding to her jewelry collection.



Tess is a student at LACC who intends to transfer to UC Irvine to study criminology, a passion she discovered reading true crime as a kid. Much of her free time is spent reading, but she also enjoys listening to music and regularly attending concerts.



Zoe is a USC student majoring in English with an emphasis in creative writing and minoring in Spanish. When she isn’t doing homework, she listens to podcasts, watches American YouTubers living in France, and obsesses over cats.