Francesca G. Varela, a graduate of show:tell, Marylhurst's summer camp for teen writers and artists, published her first novel in 2014.
Department of English Literature & Writing
MFA, Naropa University
Book Arts and Publication
Writing Seminar I: Poetry
Michael D'Alessandro began his career as an architect, and comes from a design and art background to the world of publishing as both a writer and printer/publisher. He started a small press, bedouin books, in 2003 and has since released many titles in fiction, non-fiction and poetry. He has taught letterpress printing, creative writing and book publishing at both the IPRC and Em-Space Book Arts Center in Portland.