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Joan Maiers

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Department of English Literature & Writing
jmaiers@marylhurst.edu 

Education

BS, University of Washington

Teaching certification (fifth year equivalent to Master of Arts in Teaching) 
in high school English composition and literature

Classes Taught

Expressive Writing
Poetry Writing Seminar
Literature of William Stafford
Literature of Hildegard of Bingen & Hopkins
Writing Conferences
Directed Writing for Prior Learning Assessment Program
Side Effects of Medications

About

Joan Maiers' work has been published in books, anthologies and periodicals and nominated for a Pushcart Press Prize. More than 50 of her poems appear in journals and magazines, such as the Oregon English Journal, Journal of Pastoral Care, Sojourners, Seattle Review, Honoring Our Rivers, Calyx and Windfall. She also edits manuscripts for prospective authors and arranges for local writers to present their work. She directs off-campus workshops for writers of various ages and hosts the Moonstruck Literary Series.

At Marylhurst, Joan serves as faculty liaison for the Marylhurst Writers' Club. She has particpated in committee work, including the Friends of Shoen Library Board and Institutional Self-Study Committee. She coordinated the Binford Speaker Series from 2000-2004 and served as liaison with Oregon Literary Coalition from 2003-2007.

Presentations

Windfall Poetry Journal Readings, Marylhurst Bookstore
William Stafford January Birthday Celebrations 

What the Ink Says Poetry/Visual Art Event, Shoen Library

Gender Symposiums, Lewis & Clark College 

Annual Oregon Writing Festival, Portland State University

Professional Associations

Oregon State Poetry Association
Friends of William Stafford
Clackamas County Arts Alliance
PEN USA (Poets, Editors, Novelists)


 

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