Jim Lynch

Saint Martin’s Summer Creative Writing Institute

by Nora Kovacs for OLY ARTS Saint Martin’s University will open its doors to 15 local fiction writers for the second installment of its Summer Creative Writing Institute. The small, week-long intensive invites writers of all ability levels to live and work on campus, collaborate with peers, learn from professionals in the field and develop …

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Use Your Words at Saint Martin’s Summer Creative Writing Institute

by Ned Hayes for OLY ARTS Fiction writers will spread their creative wings at the Summer Creative Writing Institute at Saint Martin’s University this summer. If you apply before April 29, you could be one of only 15 writers who are chosen as participants. The second-annual Summer Writing Institute takes place at Saint Martin’s University …

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Dan Pickens and Hope Chamberlain in "Lip Readers," photo by Joe Saladino

30 in 60: Short Plays at St. Martin’s University

The audience is in control, and anything can happen during 30 Plays in 60 Minutes, this fall’s production by the Saint Martin’s University theater arts department. The program hails from Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind, created by Greg Allen. Its two-minute plays were written by The Neo-Futurists, a Chicago-based experimental-theater company founded …

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Dr. Jamie Olson

St. Martin’s Professor Wins NEA Literature Translation Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded Saint Martin’s University associate professor and dean of English Jamie Olson a Literature Translation Fellowship to support his translations of the works of contemporary Russian poet Timur Kibirov. “This is a highly competitive program,” said Jeff Crane, dean of St. Martin’s College of Arts and Sciences, …

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Molly Gloss (and Koko)

Molly Gloss Speaking at St. Martin’s University

Saint Martin’s University welcomes award-winning Portland, Oregon writer Molly Gloss to its annual Les Bailey Writers Series. She’ll meet with university students in English classrooms to discuss the craft of writing. That evening, in her public presentation, “Romancing the West: Rethinking and Rewriting the Great American Mythos,” Gloss will discuss her longtime passion for Western …

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