October 21, 2010
Writing student Thad Higa and alumnus Nick Harris ’09 received scholarships
to the LiTFUSE: Poet’s Workshop. In a
competition lead by Professor Sharon
Cumberland, Ph.D. (right), Higa and Harris were chosen to represent Seattle
University at a 3-day workshop earlier this month in Tieton, WA.
program is designed for poets and professors from the Northwest, included a
reading from award-winning poet, scholar, and teacher Ingrid Wendt.
session was ‘On Stage: Reading Aloud / Performing Your Poetry,’” notes Harris.
“We learned essential elements to reading work aloud and how to convey personal
emotion and motivation in our performance.”
Class of 2009, has just published his first book of poems in entitled “Learning to Love” by
Antrim House Books. Thad Higa will graduate this spring.
Department in the College
of Arts & Sciences offers two undergraduate degree concentrations: Literature
Writing. Creative Writing students have the
opportunity to earn Departmental Honors, to study abroad in the Ireland and
Americans in Paris programs, and to present work at the undergraduate research
conferences nationally at NCUR.
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