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
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.