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Emily Sernaker MFA '18 talked to Steinem about the #MeToo social media campaign's place in the history of the women's rights movement.
The Press' first publication, When the Rewards Can Be So Great, is awarded a gold medal in the writing/publishing category.
Tyehimba Jess honored for Olio (Wave Books 2016), which investigates the lives of African American performers prior to the Civil War and continuing to the beginning of World War I.
Pacific University MFA in Writing faculty member Tyehimba Jess is the recipient of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for his book Olio. 
Pacific University MFA in Writing faculty member Vievee Francis is the 2017 recipient of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the world's largest monetary prize for a single collection of poetry.   
When the Rewards Can Be So Great is a compilation of selected crafts talks delivered by faculty at the Pacific University MFA program. Buy it in paperback or as an ebook.
Announcing new publications from MFA faculty members Kwame Dawes, Joseph Millar, Jack Driscoll, and Dorianne Laux.
Master of Fine Arts in Writing faculty member Tyehimba Jess was recently named as a finalist in the 2017 PEN America Literacy Awards for work on his second novel, Olio. 
Bass is among four 2017 recipients, which also include former MFA in Writing faculty member David St. John.
Free and open to the public, the evening readings begin at 7:30 p.m. and take place from Friday, Jan. 6, through Friday, Jan. 13, at the Best Western Ocean View Resort, located at 414 N. Prom in Seaside.

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