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Welcome to Starting Lines

Starting Lines is a publication of the University of California at Santa Barbara Writing Program, and it is dedicated to publishing the best work that students produce in Linguistics 10, Writing 1, and Writing 2. Every year for the last 13 years, Starting Lines has been published, and you can depend on it being published next year by Hayden McNeil, our new publishing partner.


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2018 Issue

  • Spring 17: 6/26
  • Summer A: 8/7
  • Summer B: 9/25
  • Fall 17: 1/8
  • Winter 18: 3/30