Literature 2017-09-05T10:39:42+00:00

Literature at Marylhurst

Marylhurst students and faculty are part of an engaging, literature-rich community of readers and writer who inspire with works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. They bring this network of literature enthusiasts together on the Marylhurst campus for several literary events throughout the year.

Marylhurst Reading Series

Each year, the Marylhurst Reading Series brings an incredible group of diverse writers and thinkers to campus. The 2017-18 Reading Series will shine the spotlight on celebrated authors Chuck Caruso, Martha Grover, Shane McCrae, Brandon Shimoda and Stacey Tran.


IN TRANSLATION is a reading and lecture series that serves to heighten dialogue around translation in our contemporary global society. We partner with literary community members Tavern Books and Mother Foucault’s Bookshop in Portland. This series is offered every other year. Watch this space for details on IN TRANSLATION 2017-18.

Chuck Caruso

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Martha Grover

May 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Study Literature at Marylhurst

Marylhurst University offers a top-ranked English Literature and Writing program. If you’re interested in completing your bachelor’s degree that combines the classic English literature program with modern, career-focused skills, consider the B.A. in English Literature and Writing from Marylhurst. A few things that make this program unique:

  • Flexible format – this program is available 100% online
  • Exceptional faculty, like Jay Ponteri and Natalie Serber, nationally recognized authors
  • A well-networked community of readers and writers
  • Classes held on the beautiful Marylhurst campus (oh, and parking is free)

// Learn more about Marylhurst’s English Literature program

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