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9/15/2017 Literary Arts Instructor's Work Selected For 2017 Public Poetry Project
Fred Shaw's poem "Scraping Away" was chosen for publication by the Pennsylvania Center for the Book.
6/6/2017 Students Meet With Senior Editors From Major Magazines at Creative Nonfiction Conference
The 2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference was held on the Point Park University campus May 26-27.
5/1/2017 Apocalyptic Thinking at the Core of 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium
Hosted by the Department of Literary Arts, the Eighth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium centered on the theme of “Apocalyptic Thinking.”
4/5/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Mary Moses, Creative Writing Major
"The workload may be heavy sometimes, but it all pays off in the end. Find what you love and follow the journey. Chances are, it will lead you somewhere unexpected."
3/7/2017 Point Park to Host 2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference
Writers, editors and publishers from Esquire, Harper's, New Yorker, Paris Review and The New York Times Magazine are among the presenters.
12/15/2016 Creative Writing Student’s Nonfiction Essay Published in Online Literary Magazine
Holly Spencer is featured in the Fall 2016 issue of Jet Fuel Review for her nonfiction essay, “Stuck."
8/17/2016 Point Park Welcomes 14 New Full-Time Faculty
Meet new faculty who bring real-world experience into the classes they teach.
7/15/2016 Professor Publishes Book on the Benefits of Horror in Children’s Literature
In her new book, Jessica McCort, Ph.D., discusses the many benefits horror texts provide for young readers.
4/28/2016 Students Present Research Related to the Seven Deadly Sins at Undergraduate Symposium
Students across all majors presented research surrounding the wonders of pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth this year at the Annual Undergraduate Symposium.
4/22/2016 Students Learn New Writing Techniques in Master Class With Poet Brittany Cavallaro
Cavallaro provided students with techniques to improve their writing across all genres.
1/29/2016 Faculty Profile: Jessica McCort, Ph.D., Fosters a Love for Writing in Her Composition Classes
Jessica McCort, Ph.D., recently joined Point Park as an assistant professor of composition and rhetoric as well as coordinator of the University's Writing Intensive Program.
11/4/2015 Creative Writing Alumna, West Coast Native is the Lifestyle Editor for LOCALpittsburgh
Meet Julianna Bagwell, a 2013 creative writing/English alumna and lifestyle editor for LOCALpittsburgh.
8/26/2015 Point Park Welcomes 18 New Full-Time Faculty
New faculty bring industry expertise and real-world experience into the classes they teach.
7/9/2015 Creative Writing 2015 Graduate Offered Full-Time Position Right After Graduating
Meet Haleigh Kopinski, a 2015 Creative Writing/English alumna and e-commerce content coordinator for Dick's Sporting Goods.
7/6/2012 English/Creative Writing Student Working as a Copywriting Intern for the Post-Gazette
Jesse Padjune discusses her internship at the Post-Gazette and her experiences so far in the English/creative writing program.

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