News, Media and Stories | Dorianne Laux

Dorianne Laux was recently selected as a 2020 Pulitzer Prize finalist in poetry for Only As The Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems (W.W. Norton, 2019).
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Pacific University is pleased to announce that Dorianne Laux will be serving on the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets. This is a distinction shared by just 115 poets since the board was formed in 1946 and includes fellow MFA faculty members Ellen Bass and Kwame Dawes.
Only as the Day Is Long represents a brilliant, daring body of work from one of our boldest contemporary poets, known to bear compassionate and ruthless witness to the mundane.
Katherine Dunn Celebration
With unabashed admiration for our dear, brilliant Katherine Dunn, author of Geek Love and soon-to-be released On Cussing, Pacific University MFA in Writing and Tin House Books invite you to a celebration of her life held during the weekend of the AWP Conference & Bookfair.
Dorianne Laux
Only as the Day Is Long (W.W. Norton, 2019) represents a brilliant, daring body of work from one of our boldest and most accomplished contemporary poets, MFA in Writing faculty member Dorianne Laux.
Announcing new publications from MFA faculty members Kwame Dawes, Joseph Millar, Jack Driscoll, and Dorianne Laux.
The Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing program will host readings by some of America’s finest writers during its 10-day residency on the Forest Grove Campus. Free and open to the public, the evening readings take place at 7:30 p.m. from Friday, June 17, through Friday, June 24, in the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center.
MFA in Writing faculty member Dorianne Laux on the writer's secret.
The Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing program will host readings by some of America’s finest writers during its 10-day spring residency June 20-27 on the Forest Grove Campus.