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Western Washington University will host Washington’s Poet Laureate, Gonzaga University professor Tod Marshall, for a poetry workshop at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Fraser Hall 201.

The event is free and open to the public, and will be followed by an evening reading at 6:30 p.…

A number of new publications are out from the English Department:

Nancy Pagh’s latest book, Write Moves: A Creative Writing Guide and Anthology, has just been published.

Kristin Mahoney’s most recent essays are “Camp Aesthetics and Inequality: Baron Corvo’…

Kelly Magee’s latest short story “The Merm Prob” has just been published in "Gulf Coast."

Magee is an associate professor of English at Western Washington University.

Theresa Warburton’s essay "Coming to Terms: Rethinking Popular Approaches to Feminism and Anarchism," has just been published in "Perspectives on Anarchist Theory."

Warburton is an assistant professor of English at Western Washington University.

“With Animal” by Carol Guess and Kelly Magee. A reviewer says the short story collection by the Western Washington University professors “take their readers into a world where human parents give birth to animal babies. Yet the underlying concern of ‘With Animal’ is wholly human. ...”

Brenda Miller, a professor of English at Western Washington University, will read from and sign her book "An Earlier Life" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15, at Village Books in Bellingham.

Whether traveling from synagogue to sweat lodge, from the Arizona desert to a communal hot…

“Once Removed” by Nancy Pagh

For the past few weeks, I have been tussling with the poems in “Once Removed,” the latest poetry collection by Nancy Pagh. I am a bit hesitant to write a review at this point, because I feel I have only scratched the surface of these complicated poems. But…

Fiona Somerset, a professor of English and medieval studies at the University of Connecticut, will speak at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, in Academic Instructional Center West Room 204, about her research in media and literary genres through which medieval audiences engaged with difficult…

For the past few weeks, I have been tussling with the poems in "Once Removed," the latest poetry collection by Nancy Pagh. I am a bit hesitant to write a review at this point, because I feel I have only scratched the surface of these complicated poems. But with April stretching out in…

Kim Cunningham has worked at Western since 2001, but her love of the campus began at a much earlier age.

“I remember Western in the ‘60s,” she said. “Lots of long hair and lots of bare feet.”

Cunningham, a Bellingham native, used to visit the campus…

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