News, Media and Stories | English Literature

With his new novel, Fall Back Down When I Die, fresh off the press and already translated into French, Italian, and Spanish, Joe Wilkins is here to share insight on "Language, Memory, Story: From the Poem to the Novel.” This virtual Pacific University Visiting Writers Series Oct. 22 is a must see event for nature writers.
Bridgett Pride '09
Bridgett Pride ’09 is on a mission to change the way research is conducted to ensure voices of minority groups are not overlooked.
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.
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English Literature and and Creative Writing majors have been selected to present original work at the 2020 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention as well as the National Conference on Undergraduate Research this March. 
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The Department of English is pleased to announce the newest membership of Alpha Chi Omega, Pacific University's chapter of the internal Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. The 2020 class includes six students in Art History, Creative Writing, Editing & Publishing, English Literature, and Spanish majors and minors.
Group of students stand together outside on a lake shore.
English Literature and and Creative Writing majors have been selected to present original research at the 2020 Northwest Undergraduate Conference in Literature this March. 
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For the second year in a row, Pacific University English students have published work in the highly competitive international publications of the Sigma Tau Delta honor society, The Rectangle  and The Review.
Student accepts award at 2018 NUCH.
Eight English Literature and and Creative Writing majors have been selected to present original research at the 2019 Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities. 
Mary Frances Farnham
Mary Frances Farnham was an important bridge from Tualatin Academy, the original educational institution in Forest Grove, to Pacific University, which educated scholars of both genders from around the world.
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.

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