MFA Faculty Reading Series Starts June 15, 2018

June 15-22, 2018

The Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing program will once again host readings by some of the world's finest contemporary writers during its 10-day residency on the Pacific University campus in Forest Grove. 

Free and open to the public, the evening readings begin at 7:30 p.m. and take place from Friday, June 15, through Friday, June 22, in the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center, located on campus, at the corner of Pacific Avenue and Cedar Street. 

This event is a rare opportunity to hear master writers read on successive evenings. Featured authors include poet Marvin Bell, recipient of an American Academy of Arts & Letters Award in Literature, and fiction writer Chris Abani, recipient of the PEN Hemingway Book Prize and a Guggenheim Award. 

Evening Reading Schedule

Friday, June 15 Cate Kennedy, Scott Korb & Joseph Millar
Saturday, June 16 Chris Abani, Ellen Bass & Kellie Wells
Sunday, June 17 Sanjiv Bhattacharya, Pete Fromm & David Long
Monday, June 18 Molly Gloss, Mike Magnuson & Matthew Shenoda
Tuesday, June 19 No Public Reading
Wednesday, June 20 Marvin Bell, Judy Blunt & Frank Gaspar
Thursday, June 21 Debra Gwartney, John McNally & Mary Helen Stefaniak
Friday, June 22 Claire Davis, Laura Hendrie & Dorianne Laux
May. 9, 2018