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Jason Allen MFA ’12 is the author of novel The East End forthcoming in May 2019.
MFA Faculty Member Kwame Dawes was honored for his poetry by the judges of the prestigious Windham-Campbell Prizes. The award was announced in London during the week of the London Book Fair.
Abby Murray MFA ’09 was chosen by the Tacoma (Wash.) Arts Commission as the city’s Poet Laureate of 2019 to 2021.
Kathryn “Kitty” Jospé MFA ’09 was recently featured in The Ekphrastic Review, an online journal, for her poem “Where Do You Go?”
On Cussing by Katherine Dunn
Pacific University's Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program has established a scholarship fund in Dunn's name to empower exceptional female writers.
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.
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. 
Melodie Bolt MFA ’11 was recently invited to speak at a monthly event for Witches Tea Flint, in Flint, Mich.
Abby Murray MFA ’09 won the 2019 Perugia Press Prize for her debut poetry collection, Hail and Farewell, forthcoming in Sept. 2019.
Dunn celebration
University's renowned Master of Fine Arts in Writing program to celebrate the posthumous release of Dunn's latest work at special gathering in Portland on Friday, March 29.

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