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September 5th, 2018

  • Marian Pierce 6:00pm: A Fiction Reading by Marian Pierce
     Marian Pierce is the author of the short story collection  Finding Land: Stores of Japan (2018).  She has worked for NHK radio, backpacked in the Himalayas, and traveled to India four times.  Her stories have appeared in GQ, Portland Monthly Magazine, Yomimono, Creative Writers’ Handbook, Scribner’s Best of the Fiction Workshops 1997, STORY, The Mississippi Review, Confrontation, Puerto del Sol and Hospital Drive, and her essays in The Japan Times and Yoga Rahasya (India). She has received fellowships from Literary Arts, the Oregon Arts Commission, the MacDowell Colony and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. and was a finalist for the David Wong Fellowship at the University of East Anglia for an author writing about the Far East.  She has an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she received the Paul Engle fellowship for excellence of prose style in fiction.

April 26th, 2018

  • 5:00pm: English Honors Presentations
    Please join us for honors presentations by senior English majors Kendall Graham, Peter Kranitz, Emily Price, and Angelica True.  Each student will give a brief summary of their paper to be followed by a question and answer session.

April 25th, 2018

  • 6:00pm: 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.

April 24th, 2018

  • 5:30pm: Senior Fiction Reading
    Please join us for readings of original works of fiction by senior students from Pauls Toutonhi’s Advanced Fiction Writing course. 

    Refreshments will be provided.  We look forward to seeing you there!

April 23rd, 2018

  • 5:00pm: Senior Poetry Reading
    Please join us for readings of original works of poetry by senior students from Mary Szybist’s Advanced Poetry Writing course. 

    Refreshments will be provided.  We look forward to seeing you there!

April 19th, 2018

  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm: Special Collections Invites You to Tea Time
    Watzek Special Collections invites you to join us to welcome newly declared History and English majors with a traditional tea and appetizers.  Gather and celebrate while introducing Lewis & Clark’s rich resources in Special Collections and Archives.  The winners of the book collection contest will also be announced at this ceremony.

April 9th, 2018

  • 5:30pm: A Poetry Reading by Jane Wong
    Jane Wong holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Washington. She is a former U.S. Fulbright Fellow and Kundiman Fellow.  She is the recipient of scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Squaw Valley, and the Fine Arts Work Center. The recipient of The American Poetry Review’s 2016 Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize, poems have appeared in journals such as Pleiades, The Volta, Third Coast, and the anthologies Best American Poetry 2015 (Scribner), Best New Poets 2012 (The University of Virginia Press) and The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta Press). She is the author of OVERPOUR (Action Books). This fall, she will be an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University.
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm: Poetry Writing Workshop with Jane Wong, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University

    Please join us for an opportunity to listen to and workshop with a prominent PNW Asian- American poet!  Jane Wong is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Western Washington University. She also teaches at Hugo House, in Seattle, Washington.

    No writing experience is required and students of all backgrounds are welcome!

April 5th, 2018

  • 4:00pm: A Poetry Reading by Samiya Bashir
    Samiya Bashir’s previous books of poetry, Gospel and Where the Apple Falls, exist.
    Sometimes she makes poems of dirt.
    Sometimes zeros and ones.
    Sometimes variously rendered text.
    Sometimes light.

    She lives in Portland Oregon, with a magic cat who shares her obsession with trees and blackbirds and occasionally crashes her classes and poetry salons at Reed College.

March 20th, 2018

  • 3:30pm: Book Warming: Jerry Harp
    Book warming for a new book of poems, Spirit Under Construction, by Associate Professor with Term of the Humanities Jerry Harp