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November 19th, 2014

November 5th, 2014

  • Image preview 5:30pm: Fiction Reading by Peyton Marshall
    Please join the English Department for an evening with fiction writer Peyton Marshall. Her work has appeared in The New York TimesTin House, and A Public Space among others, as well as the recent release of her debut novel, Goodhouse.
    Refreshments will be provided.

October 30th, 2014

  • Image preview 6:00pm: A Poetry Reading by Henry Carlile
    Please join the English department for an evening of poetry with Henry Carlile, who will read from his most recent publication, Oregon.  Refreshments will be provided.

October 23rd, 2014

  • Image preview 5:30pm: A Fiction Reading by Alexis Smith
    The English department is delighted to welcome author Alexis Smith.  Her first novel, Glaciers, was published by Tin House Books.  Her second novel, Islands, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin.

September 29th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:00pm: An Evening with Poet Marilyn Chin
    Please join us for a special evening with poet Marilyn Chin! This event is co-sponsored by Lewis & Clark College’s Department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement and the English Department. It is free and open to the public.

September 16th, 2014

  • Image preview 5:00pm: Director Shaye Areheart to Discuss The Columbia University Publishing Course
    The English department is delighted to welcome former Vice President and Publisher of two imprints at Random House, Shaye Areheart for a second evening to discuss the Columbia University Publishing Course, which she currently directs.   The Columbia University Publishing Course has – for more than 60 years – been training young men and women for careers as editors, literary agents, publishers, designers, publicists and more. Graduates can be found in every kind of job, at major magazines and publishing houses across the nation.

September 15th, 2014

  • Image preview 5:30pm: A Conversation with Shaye Areheart
    Please join Professor Pauls Toutonghi for a conversation with publisher and Director of Columbia University Publishing Course Shay Areheart.

May 10th, 2014

  • Image preview 11:00am - 1:00pm: English Department Senior Reception
    English graduates and their guests are cordially invited to a reception to celebrate students graduating with a major or a minor in the department.  Please RSVP to

May 1st, 2014

April 24th, 2014

  • 7:00pm: Literary Review Release Party
    The Literary Review, Lewis & Clark’s student-run literary magazine will be celebrating the release of this year’s edition with food and good company.  The magazine features poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction written by students from various majors. Please join us!