Writers on Campus

Pacific University’s Visiting Writers Series continues Nov. 3 with readings from the Department of English, featuring works from Professors Darlene Pagán, Kathlene Postma and Doyle Wesley Walls. The three will be presenting personal works in the genres of fiction, nonfiction and poetry.

DARLENE PAGÁN has poems forthcoming in CalyxHayden’s Ferry Review and Poet Lore.  Her poetry and nonfiction also have appeared inHiram Poetry ReviewMemoir (and), Hawaii Pacific ReviewLiteral Latteand Brevity.  She is at work on a host of writing projects.

In her latest fiction, KATHLENE POSTMA draws on her experiences working with orphaned children in China. She will read a chapter from her novel draft Boat on a Lake in the Dark. Her fiction, nonfiction and poetry have been published or will soon appear in Los Angeles Review,Willow SpringsHawaii ReviewGreen Mountains ReviewNatural Bridgeand other magazines. She edits Silk Road Review.

DOYLE WESLEY WALLS has published poetry, personal essays, short stories, cartoons, fiction and prose satires. He is the author of a poetry chapbook Greatest Hits: 1979-2008. Some of his published works are available online through Pacific’s “Common Knowledge.”  He and his wife have published two sons; his best work, clearly, is the result of collaboration.

This reading will take place in Taylor Auditorium in Marsh Hall on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Department of English, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the English Club. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Professor Kathlene Postma at kathlene_postma@pacificu.edu.


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