Take courses to hone your craft in a range of genres — from fiction and poetry to creative nonfiction and screenwriting.
Unique to Pacific's program is the opportunity to serve on a professional literary magazine, , as well as work with acclaimed writers as part of Pacific's Visiting Writers Series.
, visit the fabled Powell's bookstore for readings, and connect with award-winning writers at the Portland Book Festival and Oregon Book Awards.
Develop a rich and interdisciplinary portfolio of original work, learn how to get published, and find your writing community here.
Students majoring in English, journalism, or comparative literature may also enroll with instructor approval.
Advanced discourse on issues and principles related to the craft of poetry. Prereq: one from CRWR 330, CRWR 335 with a grade of B– or better. Students majoring in English, journalism, or comparative literature may also enroll with instructor approval.
Prereq: one from CRWR 240, CRWR 244, CRWR 245 with a grade of B– or better.
Third in a yearlong sequence, culminating in a Kidd Tutorial student anthology, a portfolio of original fiction, and the completion of an individual line of inquiry project.
Pacific University’s workshop courses are small, intensive and geared toward the practice of craft.
With the guidance and support of our writing professors, students write extensively in a variety of genres, provide critiques of each others’ work, and perfect the art of revision.