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Silk Road Review
The editorial team of Silk Road Review: A Literary Crossroads is pleased to announce the official web launch of issue twenty, a celebration of over ten years and three hundred works published from around the world. 
Jan Bottiglieri MFA ’11 was the poetry winner of the Bellevue Literary Review Prizes for her poem, “Particle.”
Amy Paterson MFA ’18 died Nov. 6, 2018, at age 46, surrounded by her family at home.
Debbie Hall MFA ’17 had her poem “Red Dragonfly” featured by online poetry magazine Califragile.
Kathleen Sheeran MFA ’14 edited the newly published anthology, Tricked: An Anthology of Short Fiction, under her pen name, Kate Sheeran Swed.
Elizabeth Levinson MFA ’11 published an article in Green Teacher magazine’s Fall 2018 issue about the impact of narrative structure on the human brain.
Samuel Seskin MFA ’16 died in Sept. 2018, at the age of 68, shortly after the publication of his new poetry collection, To Have Been Snowed On.
Ashley Hermsmeier MFA ’15 was the winner of the Fall 2017 Black River Chapbook Competition for her collection of short stories, "Something Like the End," forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in February 2019.
Dorianne Laux
Only as the Day Is Long (W.W. Norton, 2019) represents a brilliant, daring body of work from one of our boldest and most accomplished contemporary poets, MFA in Writing faculty member Dorianne Laux.
Pacific's MFA in Writing faculty, comprised of some of America's finest contemporary writers, will read from their works.

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