Low Residency Creative Writing
Graduate Lecture Series Re-Cap with Author Vi Khi Nao
Low-Residency in Creative Writing hosted a reading/Q&A with writer/poet/effortlessly cool Vi Khi Nao
LRCW Faculty Vi Khi Nao on tour in the PNW, March 7th to the 11th
Faculty Vi Khi Nao is on tour in the Pacific Northwest, first on a visit to Portland to read at PNCA and then to Seattle for the 2023 AWP Conference.
Literature and Art as Modes of Resistance, as Modes of Solidarity: A Day of Action for/with Iran
On Thursday, January 12th, from 12-4 pm PST, Ashes Literary and Arts Collective invites you to the Pacific Northwest College of Art for a gathering to amplify the voices of #WomanLifeFreedom revolution in Iran.
Creative Writing Residency: Week 1 Recap
Highlights include a reading at Nationale art gallery between Dao Strom, Sara Jaffe and Jay Ponteri, a rizo print workshop and more!
Elevate Your Career: Willamette University Graduate Recruitment Fair
Thinking of going back to school in 2023? Get a jump on your resolutions by learning about Willamette University’s graduate school opportunities.
PNCA's Low Residency Creative Writing MFA / Winter Residency / January 2-12, 2023
PNCA's Low Residency Creative Writing MFA program holds its Winter residency. Faculty conversations and faculty readings plus on January 12th, LRCW faculty Poupeh Missaghi and Guest Artist Mollie Hosmer-Dillard facilitate a Community Art Practice project for #WomanLifeFreedom revolution in Iran.
Low Residency Creative Writing hosts Cover to Cover Event for Literary Arts Portland Book Festival.
PNCA's Low Residency Creative Writing program is very honored to host a Cover to Cover Event for Literary Arts Portland Book Festival. Students from Low Residency Creative will collaborate with students from four other programs in the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies.
Low Residency Creative Writing launches "Summer School" as part of its Summer 2022 Residency
On Thursday, June 23rd, PNCA's Low Residency Creative Writing MFA launches "Summer School" as part of its Summer 2022 Residency. Summer School consists of the 6 graduating LRCW students offering Generative Making Sessions, free and open to the public. Folks can attend via Zoom or in-person at 511 NW Broadway, Room 413.
Low Residency Creative Writing Alumni Fellow Joanna Kaufman exhibits in PNCA's Center for Contemporary Art & Culture
Low Residency Creative Writing Alumni Fellow Joanna Kaufman exhibits show oof paintings in PNCA's Center for Contemporary Art & Culture. The show is titled WHEELS OF and will be up for the duration of the Low Residency Creative Writing Residency, June 22-July 2.
Interview with Low Residency Creative Writing Summer 2022 Guest Artist K-Ming Chang
MA Critical Studies Alum Justin Duyao interviews Low Residency Creative Writing Summer 2022 Guest Artist K-Ming Chang.
Low Residency Creative Writing Summer Residency includes new faculty LaTanya McQueen and Guest Artist K-Ming Chang
PNCA’s Low Residency Creative Writing Summer Residency begins on June 22 and goes till July 2nd. We welcome new faculty LaTanya McQueen and Guest Artists K-Ming Chang and Melanie Stevens.
LaTanya McQueen Joins PNCA's Low Residency Creative Writing Faculty Summer 2022
PNCA's Low Residency Creative Writing Program is so pleased to announce the prose writer LaTanya McQueen will be joining the faculty for Summer 2022's residency. She will work give a talk and public reading and co-teach a workshop during the residency.
PNCA's Low Residency Creative Writing Attending AWP Philly 2022
This year, representatives from Pacific Northwest College of Art’s (PNCA) Low-Residency Creative Writing (LRCW) MFA program will attend the annual Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from March 23 to 26.
LRCW Lead Faculty Alison C Rollins to give a public reading and a generative workshop
Low Residency Creative Writing Lead Faculty Alison C Rollins will be giving a reading and a generative workshop in collaboration with the Critical Studies Creative Nonfiction course.
Low Residency Creative Writing Winter Residency---Jan 2-12, 2022
Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing at PNCA
January 2-12, 2022/ Everything can be accessed via PNCA's Youtube Channel
PNCA at the Portland Book Festival!
On November 13, 2021 PNCA Low-Residency Creative Writing will be at the Portland Book Festival.
Interview with Faculty Jay Ponteri about Someone Told Me
Critical Studies Student Justin Duyao interviews LRCW Faculty Jay Ponteri about his new book, Someone Told Me, just published by Widow+Orphan House.
An Interview with LRCW student Rachel Keller
Critical Studies student Justin Duyao Interviews Low-Residency Creative Writing student Rachel Keller
Graduate Lecture Series: Janice Lee
On Nov. 3, from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies is thrilled to welcome novelist Janice Lee. The author will read from her most recent novel, Imagine a Death, as part of the Graduate Lecture Series. Presented by the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing and the MA in Critical Studies.
Interview with Joanna Kaufman
An interview with Joanna Kaufman, 2021 Alumna of PNCA at Willamette’s Low Residency Creative Writing Program
“Why I’d Be a Bad Bat, Among Other Things” by Claire Alongi, Willamette English Department Alumna
Willamette University Alumna Claire Alongi worked as social media coordinator at PNCA@Willamette's Low-Residency Creative Writing MFA Program summer residency. Here is her response to this summer's residency.
A Conversation with LRCW Faculty Vi Khi Nao by Justin Duyao
Critical Studies student Justin Duyao speaks with LRCW faculty Vi Khi Nao.
PNCA’s Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing offers lectures and readings from June 24 to July 3.
PNCA’s Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing, part of the Hallie Ford School of Grad Studies, offers public programming — lectures, panels, readings, and exhibitions — all free and open to the public, from June 24 to July 3.
PNCA's Low-Residency Creative Writing welcomes Portland writers Allison Cobb and Jacqueline Keeler
In their new books, Jacqueline Keeler (Diné/Ihanktonwan Dakota) and Allison Cobb use personal narrative, historical research, and journalism to probe current conflicts and crises around racism, relations to the land, and pollution. Join them for a reading and conversation with Low-Residency MFA Creative Writing Program Director Jay Ponteri. You can attend the reading by Zoom:
To register, go here:
and it's also being live-streamed on PNCA's Youtube Channel.
A Conversation with LRCW Faculty member Poupeh Missaghi by Justin Duyao
Writer and translator Lydia Davis said about the perils of translating, “...often I can’t accept the fact that there isn’t a way to solve all the parts of a problem successfully, so I go over them again and again.” For her, the scarcely trodden space between languages was another dimension where the overlapping of cultures, lexicons, and ways of seeing opened up endless possibilities—and posed a nearly-impossible task.
A Conversation with LRCW Faculty and Poet Asiya Wadud by Justin Duyao
Writing & Literature Fellow Justin Duyao has a conversation with PNCA's Low-Residency Creative Writing Faculty and Poet Asiya Wadud.