MFA NEWS

 

STUDENT & ALUMNI AWARDS, PUBLICATIONS, & ANNOUNCEMENTS

For current news, see the MFA CommonKnowledge page.

For news from 2004-2010, see the MFA Archive page.

Students and alumni may enter their news on the MFA Commonknowledge Submissions page.

 

PACIFIC MFA IN WRITING NAMED ONE OF THE TOP THREE LOW-RESIDENCY PROGRAMS IN THE NATION BY POETS & WRITERS

 

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHTS

In addition to writing, Paul Rowley (Poetry, 2012) weaves hats using traditional Native American techniques and designs.

 

 

 

Maisha Johnson (Poetry, 2013) takes first in a whole new kind of slam. See Maisha in action.

 

 

 

Robert Peake (Poetry, 2009) brings voices together from the Americas, the United Kingdom and Europe. Listen to the latest edition of Transatlantic Poetry on Air.

 

 

WRITERS BLOCK CAN MAKE A MESS OF YOUR DESK

See the MFA video on YouTube.

 

THE NEXT MFA SEMESTER BEGINS WITH A RESIDENCY ON CAMPUS IN FOREST GROVE, OREGON, FROM JUNE 19-29, 2014

 

Old College Hall is the oldest building still standing on Pacific University's Forest Grove campus and the oldest educational building in the western United States.

 

 

PEARL SCHOLARSHIPS

Peter Boisvert (Poetry, 2015) was awarded the Pearl Scholarship in June 2013.

Pacific offers up to two Pearl Scholarships per year in the amount of $7,500 each to students entering the MFA program. These scholarships are based on the quality of the applicant's creative manuscript and supporting application materials and are awarded at the time of acceptance. No additional application is required.