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Jay Ponteri

Jay Ponteri

Assistant Professor of English
Flavia Hall
503.636.8141, ext. 7051
jponteri@marylhurst.edu

Education

MFA in Fiction Writing, Warren Wilson College
MA in English, New Mexico State University

Classes Taught

Senior Creative Writing Workshop
Contemporary Literature
Contemporary American Literature and the Rise of the Short Story
Introduction to Literary Genres
Writing Seminar II: Creative Nonfiction

About

Jay Ponteri directs the undergraduate creative writing program at Marylhurst University and show:tell, The Workshop for Teen Writers & Artists. He is the founding editor of both the online literary magazine M Review and HABIT Books, a publisher of prose and poetry chapbooks. His memoir, Wedlocked, was published by Hawthorne Books in April 2013 and named as a finalist for the Oregon Book Award in winter 2014. His chapbook of short prose, Darkmouth Strikes Again was published by Future Tense Books, summer 2013.

Publications

Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking and Light Industrial Safety
Puerto Del Sol
Salamander
Seattle Review
Knee-Jerk Magazine
Tin House (interview with David Shields, summer 2010)

Awards

Finalist, Oregon Book Award, creative non-fiction category (2014)

Best American Essays 2010. Notable Essay for Listen to This, published in Salamander, Vol. 15, No. 1.

Excellence in Teaching Award, Marylhurst University (2006)

Frank Waters Fellowship, New Mexico State University (1997)

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English professor Keri Behre will talk about food from Shakespeare's time at the Lake Oswego Public Library on April 23, 2016.

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May 12, 2016

Marylhurst Reading Series: Robin Romm

Robin Romm to read from recent works. Romm is the author of two books, a chapbook, and numerous articles and book reviews. Her story collection, Th...

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May 12, 2016

Marylhurst Reading Series: Danielle Deulen

Danielle Deulen will read from her most recent book, The Riots (University of Georgia Press). Deulen is a poet and essayist. Her first collection o...

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May 14, 2016

Undergraduate Information Session

Learn about bachelor's degree programs, financing your education, earning college credit for life learning, and your career options. Take a campus ...

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