Welcome to the English Department
The English Department at Portland State University is a vibrant community of scholars, writers, and teachers with diverse interests and approaches to the study of English. We offer undergraduate majors in English and Creative Writing as well as minors in English, Writing, and Film Studies and a certificate in Comics Studies. For qualified undergraduates in the department, we also offer an accelerated program that leads to a BA or BS and MA in English. At the graduate level, students can study for an MA in English, an MFA in Creative Writing, an MA or MS in Book Publishing, and an MA or MS in Technical and Professional Writing.
Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Ooligan Press
The Graduate Program in Book Publishing at PSU was started in 2001 by Dennis Stovall, combining traditional academic study with hands-on experiential learning. Twenty years later, there are over 500 book publishing alumni and Ooligan Press has published 60 books.