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Ellen Bass
Ellen Bass on the rigor and generosity and cooperation at the heart of the MFA.  
Claire Davis
Claire Davis describes how a one-on-one mentorship leads to an attachment to the work.
Carly Flynn
Carly Trepagnier Flynn MFA '15 has become admissions and alumni director for St. Charles Catholic High School in Laplace, La., within the Archdiocese of New Orleans. She is a 2009 graduate of the school. 
Ellen Michaelson MFA '10 published her first book, The Care of Strangers. 
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.
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.