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Bonnie Jo Campbell, Leslie Jamison, Meghan Daum, and Laura Kasischke
Guest speakers for the Master of Fine Arts in Writing January 2020 residency include Laura Kasischke, Meghan Daum, Leslie Jamison, and Bonnie Jo Campbell.
Author Readings with Willy Vlautin
Pacific's Master of Fine Arts in Writing program once again hosts readings by some of the world’s finest contemporary writers during the program's 10-day spring residency.
Charli Elliot sitting on grass with a book
Creative writing major and basketball player Charli Elliott '19 will deliver a commencement address — then go on to Taiwan to teach English as a second language.
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.
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The Department of English is pleased to announce the newest membership of Alpha Chi Omega, Pacific University's chapter of the internal Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. The 2019 class includes 20 students in Anthropology, Biology, Chinese, Creative Writing, Editing & Publishing, English Literature, Music, Philosophy, Sociology, Spanish, and Theatre majors and minors.
Five-time winner of the Pacific Northwest Bookseller Award and MFA Faculty member Pete Fromm joins Counterpoint Press to publish his forthcoming novel, A Job You Mostly Won't Know How to Do. 
June 2019 MFA Residency Guest speakers Susan Choi, Melanie Rae Thon, Peter Rock, Paul Tran
Guest speakers for the Master of Fine Arts in Writing June 2019 residency include Susan Choi, Peter Rock, Melanie Rae Thon and Paul Tran.
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The Department of English is pleased to announce the winners of the Pacific University 2019 Writing Contests in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, literary analysis, and college writing.
The editors-in-chief of IJURCA: The International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities are pleased to announce the publication of two web issues, featuring original scholarship developed by undergraduates from across the globe.
Debra Gwartney New Memoir
Part history, part memoir, I Am a Stranger Here Myself taps the deepest dimensions of human yearning: the need to belong, the snarl of family history, and womanhood in the patriarchal American West.

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