Pacific MFA in Writing | Residency Writers Conference

Oregon, United States

Year Round


TUITION / COST:Tuition is $1,800. Room & selected meals: $1,050.
SCHOLARSHIP:None Available

CONTACT: Jennifer Scanlon
PHONE: (503) 352-1531

At Pacific University’s Residency Writers Conference, working alongside our MFA students you will study with award-winning writers whose careful guidance and instruction will help you achieve more than you thought possible. Our writers will meet you where you are.

Each 10-day residency is filled with workshops, lectures, panel discussions, readings, and more. Conference participants, students, and faculty all return home to their writing lives energized and with a new commitment to the elements of craft, the regular practice of writing, and the idea that art can change lives. Fellowships available to BIPOC writers.


Featured Writers Include:

Featured Writers Include:

Poets Ellen Bass, Leila Chatti, Kwame Dawes, Tyree Daye, Danusha Laméris, Dorianne Laux, Shara McCallum, Joseph Millar, and Mahtem Shiferraw; fiction writers Chris Abani, Claire Davis, Siddhartha Deb, Jack Driscoll, Pete Fromm, Frank X. Gaspar, Molly Gloss, Cate Kennedy, Valerie Laken, Mary Helen Stefaniak, Willy Vlautin, Kellie Wells, and Cecily Wong; and creative nonfiction writers Sanjiv Bhattacharya, W. Ralph Eubanks, Mike Magnuson, and Kao Kalia Yang.


Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction


Seaside and Forest Grove
Oregon, United States

Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing

Residency Writers Conference