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, Portland State University
BA, Whitman College
Introduction to Expository Writing & Critical Thinking
Zapoura Calvert has been teaching writing courses since 2004 in the Portland area. Her academic interests are in visual literacy, theories of relationally reading art and literature, and cultural studies. In her spare time, she is a singer, a writer of poetry and an avid reader.