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April 28th, 2015

  • 7:00pm: Senior Fiction Reading
    Please join us for readings of original works of fiction by senior students from the Advanced Fiction Writing course.  Refreshments will be provided.   We look forward to seeing you there!

April 29th, 2015

  • 7:00pm: Senior Poetry Reading
    Please join us as the 2014-2015 Lewis & Clark College Writer’s Series concludes with 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!

News

  • March 10
    The Academy of American Poets Prize is a national poetry award for college students. 

    This contest is open to all students with senior standing and currently enrolled full-time at Lewis & Clark College.  This includes non-English majors.  The winning poet is awarded a cash prize of $100 and acknowledgement in the Academy’s newsletter. The winning poems are forwarded to the Academy of American Poets for publication consideration in their national anthology.

  • March 10
    The Lewis & Clark Fiction Prize is a fiction award given to the single most outstanding work of fiction by a student entering the competition.  This contest is open to all students with senior standing and currently enrolled full-time at Lewis & Clark College. This includes non-English majors.  The judge will be an off-campus fiction writer.  The winning fiction writer is awarded a cash prize of $100.
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    November 14
    David Oehler is the new office administrator for Public Affairs and Communications. What does this mean for you?
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    July 14
    Through poetry and prose, new generations discover the power of creative writing at Lewis & Clark.
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    October 7
    Portland Literary Arts featuring Salman Rushdie
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    October 7
    Alumni honored for literary accomplishments
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    August 26
    Rishona Zimring’s book, Social Dance and the Modernist Imagination in Interwar Britain, was released by Ashgate Publishing in August 2013.
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    January 31
    Amy Lowell, an American poet who died in 1925, established in her will an annual scholarship which supports overseas travel for American-born poets. Outstanding poets are selected to receive funding for one year of travel outside of North America in whatever location that will best improve their poetry. During this period, recipients are not allowed to return to North America and keep their scholarship without committee approval.
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    September 7
    The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest challenges college students to analyze current ethical issues in today’s world.
  • April 28
    Sidebar: Talking Recklessly
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    April 28
    William Stafford was a significant national figure in three overlapping fields. As a poet, he was and is revered by readers around the world; while he was alive he won many honors, including the National Book Award for Traveling through the Dark, and terms as poet laureate of Oregon and of the United States.
  • August 6
    Ask Pulitzer Prize–winner Alice Walker why she recently awarded her papers to Emory University, and she will tell you: “Having visited several libraries at different universities, I realized the importance to me of a lively, diverse, committed-to-human-growth atmosphere.”
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    August 6
    Karen Gross, assistant professor of English, won a 2008 Graves Award in recognition of her teaching accomplishments.
  • August 6
    In February, the Department of English hosted a well-attended poetry symposium, cosponsored by the Kinsman Foundation, to explore the relevancy of poetry in today’s world.
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