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Becky Weaver ’98 won Perimeter College’s 2022 Professional Development Award for her outstanding work as an assistant English professor in and out of the classroom.
The second installment in Kelly Garrett's Ground Rules Mystery Series, entitled Double Shot Death, will be published on April 26, 2022. The book was written under the pseudonym Emmeline Duncan.
Zach Meskell '15
Believe it or not, his career so far is going just as Zach Meskell '15 drew it up: Pacific, improv comedy, Harvard Law, and clerkships with federal judges.
Keya Mitra speaking at Pacific University Convocation
Professor Keya Mitra has added to an impressive string of honors by being awarded the Graves Award for the Humanities.
The MFA in Writing program is excited to be welcoming guest writers to the January residency, including poet and translator Adalber Salas Hernández, memoirist Rebecca Carroll, and writer Siddhartha Deb (not pictured).
The MFA in Writing program has planned an incredible line-up of guests for January's Residency.
Meera Subramanian and De'Shawn Charles Winslow
The MFA in Writing program is excited to be welcoming two new guest faculty with this January's residency: nonfiction writer Meera Subramanian and novelist De'Shawn Charles Winslow.
Francis Kohler
Kohler is surely the only Pacific undergraduate who’s eligible for Social Security, lost his job for honoring a picket line during the Reagan administration, had a son born in Mexico, and produced the last live show that featured Billy Rancher.
clockwise from top-left: Catherine-Esther Cowie, Kazim Ali, Aviya Kushner, Allisa Cherry
Pacific MFA Mapmakers Alumni Institute | Featuring Catherine-Esther Cowie '20, Kazim Ali, Allisa Cherry '21, & Aviya Kushner
Joy Harjo
Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will be joining Pacific University's Visiting Writers Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28. 
Pacific MFA poetry student N.L. Shompole
Pacific MFA poetry student N.L. Shompole awarded the Mapmakers Teaching Assistantship

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