News, Media and Stories | Mfa In Writing

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."
Dorianne Laux was recently selected as a 2020 Pulitzer Prize finalist in poetry for Only As The Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems (W.W. Norton, 2019).
The Department of English is pleased to announce the winners of the Pacific University 2019 Writing Contests in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, literary analysis, and college writing.
Poet Dorianne Lux
Pacific University is pleased to announce that Dorianne Laux will be serving on the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets. This is a distinction shared by just 115 poets since the board was formed in 1946 and includes fellow MFA faculty members Ellen Bass and Kwame Dawes.
Frank Gaspar's new book, The Poems of Renata Ferreira, was recently published by Tagus Press.
D.R. James MFA '13 recently published a new chapbook titled Flip Requiem.
Scott Korb
We are pleased to announce that Scott Korb will become the new Director of the MFA in Writing Program beginning in May, 2020.
Elizabeth Levinson MFA '11 published four poems online to Entropy, a website featuring literary content. 

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