Renowned poets discuss nature, injustice at Ars Poetica

Renowned poets discuss nature, injustice at Ars Poetica 

Posted on April 26, 2022

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke joins MFA faculty members for a virtual reading and talk April 28.

Novelists discuss healthcare, risk and purpose at Ars Poetica

Posted on February 21, 2022

Two novelists read excerpts from their latest work and discuss its impacts with MFA faculty at this virtual event.

Award-winning novelist discusses redemption, family and place at Ars Poetica

Award-winning novelist discusses redemption, family and place at Ars Poetica

Posted on February 8, 2022

Fiction writer Kirstin Valdez Quade joins MFA faculty on Feb. 10 over Zoom to share excerpts from her debut novel.

Ars Poetica poster jan 2021

‘Grim Tales & Verses’ authors to speak at EOU

Posted on January 18, 2022

Editors and contributors to a new anthology, including members of EOU’s MFA program, will read excerpts Jan. 20 via Zoom.

2019 rankings round-up

Posted on December 20, 2019

EOU business, education and fire programs ranked top in the nation this year!

Publication gives students a platform

Posted on October 17, 2019

“Oregon East” celebrates its latest edition with a gala and reading on Oct. 24.

Ars Poetica series brings novelist to campus

Posted on October 7, 2019

The Carl and Sandra Ellston Literary Lecture Series welcomes Sharma Shields on Oct. 14 for its first installment of the year.

Ars Poetica reading

MFA to host three summer literary readings

Posted on July 10, 2019

Award-winning novelists and poets will visit La Grande July 16-18 to mentor students in the MFA program.

Faculty member publishes collection of essays

Posted on May 29, 2019

A new collection of nonfiction, “The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence,” written by David Axelrod recently arrived in local stores.

Basalt launches new issue

Posted on April 30, 2019

The art and literary journal will hold several events this month to celebrate its 2019 release.

All Those Lilting Tongues book cover

‘A brave, dark singing’ rings through alumna’s poetry

Posted on April 11, 2019

Theresa Hamman will read from her chapbook, “All Those Lilting Tongues,” at Le Bebe Cakes on April 20 as part of The Carl and Sandra Ellston Ars Poetica Literary Lecture Series.

Vogue ‘Climate Warrior’ and poet visits campus

Posted on March 28, 2019

Marshallese poet and performance artist Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner presents her writing April 9 at 7:30 in Badgley Hall’s Huber Auditorium.

Social Science Journal takes first place

Posted on January 29, 2019

The second issue of the Eastern Oregon Social Science Journal won first place from the American Scholastic Press Association this fall.

MFA featured in The Writer

Posted on April 25, 2017

April 2017 edition of The Writer magazine features EOU’s master of fine arts in creative writing program and its unique concentration.

“Klickitat” author shares work

Posted on October 7, 2016

Peter Rock visits EOU October 20 to read from his newest novel about sisters and how the unseen acts upon the world.

Oregon Poet Laureate Elizabeth Woody

Meet Oregon’s Poet Laureate

Posted on October 6, 2016

Elizabeth Woody, Oregon’s eighth Poet Laureate and first woman and Native American Laureate, visits October 18.

fall readings

October lectures & readings

Posted on October 4, 2016

Carl and Sandra Ellston Ars Poetica Literary Lecture Series presents readings by EOU faculty and students this fall.

Dombrowski's reading from "Body of Water" starts at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 in Badgley Hall.

Ars Poetica welcomes poet

Posted on October 3, 2016

Author Chris Dombrowski reads from his new memoir, “Body of Water,” October 11.

Writer shares acclaimed memoir

Posted on June 13, 2016

Hear from artist, activist and author Jerry McGill about his book “Dear Marcus: A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me.”

Judith Barrington

Poet & memoirist visits campus

Posted on June 8, 2016

Writer Judith Barrington makes her EOU debut in June, delivering a craft lecture and reading of her recent work.