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Jay Ponteri Wins Oregon Book Award

Jay Ponteri, English literature & writing faculty, won the Sarah Winnemucca Award for Creative Nonfiction for his memoir, Wedlocked, in March 2014.

In his acceptance speech, Ponteri thanked his Marylhurst colleagues Meg Roland, Perrin Kerns and Keri Behre, as well as "my dear, dear Marylhurst students. You teach me humility and generosity; you teach me courage; you teach me how to make beautiful things."

Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships supports, promotes and celebrates Oregon's writers and publishers. Other 2014 award winners included Ursula K. LeGuin, Graham Salisbury and Berry Deutsch.

» Full list of 2014 Oregon Book Award winners on Literary-Arts.org

Jay Ponteri is the director of the creative writing program and an associate faculty member in the Department of English. His memoir, Wedlocked, was published by Hawthorne Books in April 2013.

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History of the Book Exhibit

Join Meg Roland's History of the Book class for an evening celebrating the life and journey of books! We will have many books on display from Shoen...

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The Art Gym: 2016 BFA Thesis Preview Reception

Meet our BFA in Art students as they present their thesis exhibition in The Art Gym. Each year The Art Gym presents an exhibition of the work of ...

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June 01, 2016

Student Art Exhibit Opening

Select works from student artists produced in the 2015-16 year will be on display in Mayer Gallery. Meet the artists at the opening reception.

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