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The Department of English Literature & Writing presents events throughout the year that are free and open to the public. We bring a mix of emerging and nationally acclaimed writers, artists and scholars to share their love of language and unique insights into contemporary culture.

Our premier event series is the Marylhurst Reading Series, which brings prominent writers to campus throughout the year to share their work and engage with our community.

One of our more recent, notable guests was author David Shields. You can watch a digital recording of the event on our YouTube channel.

We also welcome young writers and artists to campus each summer through show:tell, the Workshop for Teen Writers and Artists.

Each year we also offer a study abroad opportunity. A two-week study trip will take place in September 2014. For more information, contact Meg Roland at mroland@marylhurst.edu.

Upcoming Events

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Marylhurst Reading Series

January 14, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Poet Rachel Jamison Webster will read from her most recent book, September.

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Marylhurst Reading Series

February 20, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Novelist Kevin Sampsell will read from his most recent novel, This is between us.

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May 01, 2014

Binford Writing Scholarship Application Deadline

Application deadline. The Binford Writing Scholarship is available for new students with a strong interest in writing. Preference given to commun...

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May 05, 2014

Scholarship application deadline for show:tell: A workshop for teen writers and artists

Scholarship applications due for June workshop for high school students (ages 14 to 18). Scholarships are awarded on needs basis. In the workshop,...

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May 08, 2014

Marylhurst Reading Series: Justin Hocking

Memoirist Justin Hocking will read from his debut memoir, The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld (Graywolf Press). His writing has appeared in T...

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