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
MA in Writing, Portland State University
BA in English Literature, University of Oregon
Academic Writing: The Research Paper
Introduction to Expository Writing and Critical Thinking
Persuasive Writing and Argument
Susan Denning is a poet and writer of fiction. She directs the Oregon Book Awards program at Portland's Literary Arts, a nonprofit arts organization, edits the blog Paper Fort and writes copy for Portland Arts & Lectures materials. She has taught at Marylhurst since 2005.