Join Pacific University's Visiting Writers series for a virtual author talk with Ada Limón at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. Limón is the author of five books of poetry, including The Carrying, a National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Register for the Zoom link.
Poet Marvin Bell was one of the first faculty members in the Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program. From the very beginning, he was dedicated to lifting up students. In the wake of his death in December, friends of the program are carrying on Bell’s legacy with a scholarship in his name.
Erik Schmidt MFA '11 published his first book, Black Tulip: The Life and Myth of Erich Hartmann, the World’s Top Fighter Ace in Feb. 2020.
In Memoriam: Marvin Bell
In Memoriam: MFA in Writing faculty member Marvin Bell
Buy a piece; help a student. It’s the way the poet and visual artist gives back.
Jamaica Baldwin MFA '17 interviewed Afua Ansong, an African American poet, for the African Poetry Book Fund.
Tia Brown MFA '11 was named an Oishei Leader of Color Fellow.
The MFA in Writing is thrilled to be welcoming Ayad Akhtar, Aracelis Girmay, Nikky Finney, and W. Ralph Eubanks to our January 2021 Residency.
Anna (Geisler) van Valkenberg MFA '16 was interviewed on The Miramichi Reader about her debut poetry collection.