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Joy Harjo
Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will be joining Pacific University's Visiting Writers Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28. 
Pacific MFA poetry student N.L. Shompole
Pacific MFA poetry student N.L. Shompole awarded the Mapmakers Teaching Assistantship
Keya Mitra
Keya Mitra won the Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction for her story "Immigrant Delay Disease," for the Bellingham Review's 2021 Literary Contest. 
Blair
Ian Blair ’21 was named an Outstanding Senior in English Literature.
Stewart
Riley Shawn Stewart ’21 was named a Pacific University Outstanding Senior in English Literature.
Tiphanie Yanique
Join Pacific University's Visiting Writers series for an author talk and Q&A with Tiphanie Yanique — poet, novelist, and winner of numerous awards.
Ada Limon.
Join Pacific University's Visiting Writers series for a virtual author talk with Ada Limón at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. Limón is the author of five books of poetry, including The Carrying, a National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Register for the Zoom link.
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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