Low Residency Creative Writing
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.
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.
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.
On November 13, 2021 PNCA Low-Residency Creative Writing will be at the Portland Book Festival.
Critical Studies Student Justin Duyao interviews LRCW Faculty Jay Ponteri about his new book, Someone Told Me, just published by Widow+Orphan House.
Critical Studies student Justin Duyao Interviews Low-Residency Creative Writing student Rachel Keller
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.
An interview with Joanna Kaufman, 2021 Alumna of PNCA at Willamette’s Low Residency Creative Writing Program
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.
Critical Studies student Justin Duyao speaks with LRCW faculty Vi Khi Nao.
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:
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and it's also being live-streamed on PNCA's Youtube Channel.
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.
Writing & Literature Fellow Justin Duyao has a conversation with PNCA's Low-Residency Creative Writing Faculty and Poet Asiya Wadud.
From January 3rd to January 9th, PNCA’s Low-Residency Creative Writing Program offers generative conversations, informal lectures, and readings that are open to the public, via Zoom and live streaming on Youtube.
Cedar Sigo Gives Land Acknowledgement for the Graduate Symposium / Forms of Care: Building The Worlds We Need
Poet Cedar Sigo gives Land Acknowledgement for the Graduate Symposium / Forms of Care: Building The Worlds We Need.
As part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers and artists, July 24th to August 3rd. Everything is free and open to the public. All events this summer are hosted via Zoom. The passwords for all faculty classes are 515000.
Faculty Mentor and Poet Alison C Rollins Offers Generative Writing Session on Monday, April 27, 7 pm EST
PNCA Low-Res Creative Writing Faculty Mentor and poet Alison C Rollins Offers generative writing session on Monday, April 27, 7 pm EST. The class is titled "Shelter-in-Place: The Body As Refuge."
PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Winter Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program
As part of the Winter Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers, January 4th to January 12th.
PNCA hosts the Portland Zine Symposium on July 20-21, 2019
PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program
The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is thrilled to launch the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. From July 28th to August 3rd, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Everything is free and open to the public. Faculty and guests include da Carter, Alejandro de Acosta, Monica Drake, Emily Kendal Frey, Daniela Naomi Molnar, Vi Khi Nao, Jay Ponteri, Brandon Shimoda, Rachel Jamison Webster, among others.
Creative Writing Faculty Mentor Brandon Shimoda has forthcoming nonfiction book from City Lights Publishers
I just received advanced reader’s copy of Brandon Shimoda’s most amazing forthcoming nonfiction book, The Grave on the Wall, published by City Lights Books. Fifteen pages in—and every sentence dazzles. Shimoda makes a lyric portrait of his grandfather Midori who was born in a small village in Japan before emigrating to the United States.
Please join host Monica Drake from PNCA for an offsite AWP reading with bestselling authors Stephanie Land and Kelly Sundberg at Corporeal Center, March 29, 7pm. Presented on behalf of the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing and the BFA in Creative Writing.
PNCA’s Critical Studies and Creative Writing Programs Sponsor AWP Conference in Portland, March 28-30
PNCA’s MA in Critical Studies, BFA and Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing programs are Patron Sponsors of this year’s Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) annual conference being held at the Oregon Convention Center from Thursday, March 28 to Saturday, March 30th.