Thursday, April 17, 2008

Nancy L. Canyon, MFA

Education

M.F.A in Creative Writing 2007 – PLU
B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies
1993 – Marylhurst University

Additional Training

ENW Strategies for Excellence Series, 2007 – Bellingham, WA
Certificate in Fiction Writing
, 2000 – UW Extension, Seattle, WA

Poetry & Fiction Publications and Awards

  • Winner, Sue C. Boynton Poetry Award, 2007. “Dreaming Beneath a Big Sky"
  • Exhibition, 2008. "Drawn by Hairs"
  • Pending: Fourth Genre, 2009. "Gum"
  • Pending: Main Street Rag, 2008. “Celia’s Heaven” (excerpt)
  • Obliquity, 2006. “Ghost Rocks” (excerpt Stealing time)

Poetry Publications: Journals & Public Venues

  • Exhibition, 2007. “Die Cut”
  • Poets on the Lake, 2007. “The Art of Foretelling”
  • Earth’s Daughters #68, 2006. “Tidal Generations”
  • Her Mark Datebook, 2005 & 2006. “Home at Sea,” “Dust Prophecies”
  • Spillway Review, 2004. “Dream”
  • Wicked Alice, 2004. “Carrying On”
  • Treewalk Anthology, 2004. “Winter Guard”
  • Poets Against the War, 2004. “Nerve Root”
  • Poesy Magazine, 2004. “Winter Guard”
  • The Blue Planet Gazette, 2004. “Conversation”
  • BIAC Poetry Corners, 2004, 2006. “Summer With You,”
  • Spindrift, 2004, 2003. “Grandma’s Garden,” “Alice’s Mirror"
  • Poulsbohemian Poetry Chapbook, 2001. “Cup of Joe"
  • Bylines 2005 Calendar Essay on Practice Writing
  • Sacred Waters, 2004. “Follow the River”
  • Higher Source, 1998, 1999.
  • Rainy Side Gardening Web Site, 2007. “Winter Gardening in Pacific NW”

Education

  • Whatcom Community College Extension, 2008 (Practice Writing)
  • Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA. Swimming Backward: A Look at Technique in the Novels of Virginia Woolf”
  • Plotting the Novel, 2006 (Village Books University, all levels)
  • Practice Writing Natalie Goldberg Style, Fairhaven(All levels, ongoing since 2000)
  • Artist Way, Kingston, WA
  • Authentic Movement Instructor, Kingston, WAPainting Instructor, Kingston, WA
  • Writing the Personal Essay using a Template, Kingston & Fairhaven, WA
  • Illustration Instructor, N.W. College of Art, Poulsbo, WA, 1991-92.


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