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Heather Sappenfield MFA '11 wrote a middle grade novel titled The River Between Hearts.
Brian Taylor MFA '13
Brian Taylor MFA '12 has published two works of fiction in 2021, SLIP SOUL from TouchPoint Press and FUNCTIONAL FAMILIES from Unsolicited Press.
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. 
David James MFA '13 published his 10th volume of poetry Mobius Trip with Dos Madres Press in Loveland, Ohio.
Pacific MFA poetry student N.L. Shompole
Pacific MFA poetry student N.L. Shompole awarded the Mapmakers Teaching Assistantship
Larry Feign MFA '12
Larry Feign MFA '12 is slated to publish his first novel for adults, The Flower Boat Girl.
Mapmakers Alumni Institute: Beyond Ekphrastic. Register now for this summer session. This virtual event is free and open to the public
Reginald Dwayne Betts, Ted Chiang, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Larry Siems, Kirby Kim, Nicole Sealey
MFA Welcomes June 2021 Residency Guests
Kao Kalia Yang and Danusha Laméris
Pacific MFA in Writing welcomes two new faculty: nonfiction writer Kao Kalia Yang and poet Danusha Laméris.

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