The American River Current

ARC becomes home to nation’s only university-style literary press

English Professor Michael Spurgeon leads a discussion in his English Creative Writing 455 class. ENGCW 455 read all submissions sent to Ad Lumen. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

October 5, 2017

American River College’s English Department has created a program unlike any other in the country. ARC is now home to the nation’s only community college-based university-style literary press and it is accepting submissions from all over the world, and opening its doors to students that want to...

New Book Press Puts ARC First Among Community Colleges

Michael Pacheco and Michael Pacheco

April 24, 2013

Writing is a universal creative medium that anyone who can read the language can understand. Writers love to see their work in print, and at American River College, that is now a possibility. Ad Lumen is a small press housed at ARC, and it is the first of its kind, being the only book printing press...

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