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Debra Gwartney, professor of MFA writing, is a Oregon Book Award in Creative Nonfiction finalist for 2020. 
Janelle Rainer MFA '13 released her second poetry collection, Woke to Birds.
Guest speakers for the Master of Fine Arts in Writing June 2020 virtual residency include Omar El Akkad, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Mitchell Jackson, Barry Lopez, Emily Nemens, Anna Stein, Paul Tran, and Thomas Chatterton Williams. 
Dorianne Laux, founding faculty member of Pacific University’s Low Residency MFA Program, is A Pulitzer Finalist.
Sara Rauch MFA '14 was featured in an online interview about her debut collection.
Ellen Bass, MFA in Writing professor, featured in Good Times article. 
Ellen Bass’ forthcoming book, Indigo, has just been released from Copper Canyon Press.
Jeannine Gailey MFA '07 will have work published in the Spring 2020 issue of Ploughshares, an award-winning journal of new writing from Emerson College. 
Victor Pollak MFA '19 just recently published his debut book, titled Saving the Light at Chartres: How the Great Cathedral and Its Stained-Glass Treasures Were Rescued during World War II. 
Kate Sheeran Swed MFA '14 published a new book titled "Alter Ego."

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