Consciousness, Literature and the Arts

 

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Harry Youtt
 

Since 1990, Harry has been an instructor in the UCLA (Ext) Writers' Program.  He was granted the distinction of being a co-recipient of the Writersí Programís Outstanding Instructor in Creative Writing Award for 2004.  For several years, Harry was an instructor in the Digital Arts Program at the University of California at Irvine, teaching courses in writing for convergent media and information design. He also currently teaches classes in consciousness and creativity at the University of Philosophical Research.

 

Harry is also the creator and writer of the critically acclaimed ABC Television pilot season website for David E. Kelleyís episodic television series: The Practice. He has also been deeply involved in development of practical applications for the internet and the World Wide Web.  He has presented papers on internet and broadcast communication theory in the United Kingdom, Canada and Mexico, as well as the United States. He co-developed UCLA Extensionís original on-line courseware system, in which he taught the first writing courses.  He also worked with UCLA to perfect its live two-way interactive video conference course delivery system, and he taught its first on-line live interactive video courses in creative writing. 

 

Harry is a fiction writer and poet whose recent collections of poetry include: Outbound for Elsewhere, Iíll Always Be from Lorain, and Even the Autumn Leaves.. His poetry has appeared in Passager, California State Poetry Quarterly, Squaw Valley Review, Raging Dove, and Bardsong, among other venues. His short fiction and non-fiction appear in numerous other publications. He is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. He has also conducted periodic poetry readings in Ireland and Wales, as well as in the United States.  

 

He served for two years as the Poet in Residence at the Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles, and for several years he conducted poetry workshops at the Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea, Wales.